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The sharp fall in net migration since the referendum shows that businesses relying on migrant workers should prepare for a very different labour market, the Resolution Foundation said in response to the latest net migration figures published today (Thursday). The latest figures show that the 84,000 fall in migration was led […]

Sharp fall in migration from Eastern Europe means many firms ...


The European Commission welcomes the Council’s decision today to authorise the opening of the Article 50 negotiations with the UK and to nominate the Commission as Union negotiator. The Commission also welcomes the adoption of the first set of negotiating directives. Together with the European Council guidelines agreed by the leaders of […]

European Commission receives mandate to begin negotiations with the UK


The European Commission has fined Facebook €110 million for providing incorrect or misleading information during the Commission’s 2014 investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “Today’s decision sends a clear signal to companies that they must comply with […]

Mergers: Commission fines Facebook €110 million for providing misleading information ...





The Commission is marking International Women’s Day with the publication of a new report on equality between men and women, which shows that EU legislation, guidelines, actions and funding possibilities are supporting noticeable but uneven progress in EU Member States. Sixty years ago, equality between women and men was embedded […]

International Women’s Day 2017: Gender Equality – a European export