EU Report

Energy rights for EU consumers 0

Energy rights for EU consumers

Introduction A range of European legislation addresses the rights of energy consumers, placing a responsibility on national governments and energy regulatory authorities to protect and empower energy consumers. These are implemented into national legislation...

Online search companies 0

Online search companies

The European Parliament called on EU member states and the European Commission to break down barriers to the growth of the EU’s digital single market in a resolution voted on Thursday. MEPs also stressed...

Driving licence validity in the EU 0

Driving licence validity in the EU

From January 19th 2013, all new driving licences issued across the EU must be in the form of a plastic “credit card,” with a standard European format and tougher security protection. Existing licences are...

Erasmus+ chat 0

Erasmus+ chat

The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising education, training, and youth work. The programme has a budget of €14.7 billion, an increase of 40% compared to the previous...

Consumer rights in the European Union 0

Consumer rights in the European Union

In the EU, consumer protection legislation guarantees that everyone has the right to be treated fairly when buying household goods at the supermarket, paying the bill at the energy supplier or downloading music. DG...