Corporate Europe is giddy with optimism

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Corporate Europe is giddy with optimism
IT IS remarkable what a difference a single election can make. “The way Europe is regarded by the rest of the world has changed in a few months,” says Gérard Mestrallet, chairman of both Engie and SUEZ, two big French energy firms, and a board member at Siemens of Germany, the region’s biggest engineering firm. […]
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Europe inches closer to a plan for fixing its financial flaws

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Europe inches closer to a plan for fixing its financial flaws
DONALD TRUMP and Theresa May may have done more to push Europeans together, and open up an opportunity for reform of its institutions, than any pro-European American president or British prime minister could ever have dreamt. The Commission’s “Reflection paper on the deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union”, issued on May 31st, points the […]
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Europe needs true fiscal integration, not its own IMF

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Europe needs true fiscal integration, not its own IMF
THE euro-zone debt crisis exposed a critical need for stronger European financial safety nets and institutions. In March 2010, Thomas Mayer and Daniel Gros, two German economists, made a strong case for the creation of a European Monetary Fund (EMF). In the end, European leaders agreed on a European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) in May […]
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Europe is liberalising its sugar regime

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Europe is liberalising its sugar regime
IN A rickety warehouse on the banks of London’s Thames, sit mountains of caramel-coloured raw cane-sugar. Following a pattern of trade that is centuries old, they have been shipped across the oceans to Tate & Lyle Sugars’ dockside factory, where they will be refined into the white stuff. Cane reigns supreme worldwide, accounting for four-fifths […]
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EUROPE BASED BUSINESS MOGUL TO FUND SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES IN NIGERIA AND SUB SAHARA AFRICA

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EUROPE BASED BUSINESS MOGUL TO FUND SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES IN NIGERIA AND SUB SAHARA AFRICA
Ajibade Yusuf, The Founder, Gradient Consulting Africa, an investment and business management consultancy firm operating from Europe, has concluded plans to provide financial access for Small and M… Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Buffer WhatsApp
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Free health cover for Britons in Europe is under threat

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Free health cover for Britons in Europe is under threat
BUSINESS travellers face several uncertainties after Brexit. Will travelling to the European Union in future require a visa? Given the state of the pound, will companies start to crack down on expenses? And what happens if you get ill abroad? This last question has perhaps been farthest from the front of road warriors’ minds—until this […]
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GM says ‘au revoir’ to Europe

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GM says ‘au revoir’ to Europe
General Motors has sold its Vauxhall and Opel brands to PSA in France. Adam Roberts our European business editor asks how the car industry is reacting to the consolidation. Also: can Snapchat succeed as a public company? And might President Trump’s accusation that China hasn’t been playing by the rules have a point? Simon Long […]
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The busiest airports in Europe

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The busiest airports in Europe
ANYONE who has tried to hold a conversation in a West London garden will wonder how it is possible to squeeze any more more flights into Heathrow Airport. On average, a chinwag is interrupted every minute or so by a Boeing or an Airbus rumbling overhead.  And yet each year more people manage to pass […]
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