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The huge prize of staying in the EU and fighting for reform NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 5 Days, 11 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
By Will Cousins The case for Britain staying in the EU is not just about present prosperity; it is about creating opportunities for our businesses in the future. This will be made clear today at an event hosted by Business for New Europe and FIPRA in...
A City outside the EU would be diminished and lose its status as #1 global financial centre NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Week, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
By Haude Lannon Bad news for the rare City eurosceptic this morning: Goldman Sachs has come out (repeatedly) to say that “Britain should stay in the EU to ensure London remains a great financial capital of the world“. Note that this is no...
“Europe or the Commonwealth” is a false choice NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Week, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
By Will Cousins “Forget the EU- let’s take on the world with our TRUE friends”, screams the headline in today’s Daily Mail. The author is Daniel Hannan, Conservative MEP for South East England, and the theme is a familiar one-...
Could a eurosceptic party win a national election? And what could be the consequences of Grexit? NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Week, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
With the Greek elections fast approaching, and polls all pointing to a likely anti-austerity coalition led by Syriza, this morning Business for New Europe brought together a panel of experts to discuss the possible fallout – what would a Syriza...
BNE and the curious case of getting our facts right NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Week, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
By Lucy Thomas In today’s edition of The Times, a headline reads ‘Whitehall accused of pro-EU bias’. The story turns out to show Business for New Europe checking some numbers with the Department for Business  – numbers wh...
It isn’t always ‘Brussels knows best’ as European Parliament allow member states to decide on GM crops NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
By Will Cousins We often hear cries that ‘Brussels’ is taking too many decisions that would be best left to member states. Today, we have seen the reverse, with a new agreement on GM crops allowing member states to construct their own nat...
Another new year, another inaccurate report from eurosceptics NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
By Lucy Thomas The latest comes from Europe Economics and Business for Britain, claiming that the UK government would not have introduced 50% of financial regulations were we not in the EU. That requires either a hugely impressive retrospective cryst...
Merkel and Cameron reveal likely direction of EU reform NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 42 Minutes ago
By Will Cousins and Lucy Thomas One conclusion can very obviously be drawn from Angela Merkel’s visit to London yesterday- she is an admirer of the British Museum. The German chancellor visited its exhibition- ‘Germany: Memories of a Nati...
What can Europe do for women? NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
  Last week, in the run up to International Women’s Day, BNE hosted an event focusing on the role Europe has played and should play in the lives of women. The breakfast panel discussion was sponsored by Mentore, an organisation that helps...
EU Financial Services reform NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Year, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Last week BNE sponsored an event with support from Citi, at the congress of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) in London, where Prime Ministers,  ministers, MPs and MEPs from liberal parties across the EU came together to&n...
Liberal Democrat Party Conference Blog: Does Britain’s economic future lie in Europe? NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Year, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 11 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
By Lucy Thomas BNE’s conference season began last night with the first in a series of joint events with Centre for European Reform and Open Europe, sponsored by Citi. The panel were asked ‘Does Britain’s economic future lie in Europ...
Over 170 senior business leaders and Business Secretary back BNE Manifesto for European Reform NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Year, 7 Months, 6 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Over 174 business leaders said on Monday that reform of Britain’s relationship with the European Union needs to start now. The 174-strong list includes 45 business leaders from top-listed global companies supporting Business for New Europe&rsqu...
The Future of the EU – Debate with Guy Verhofstadt MEP, Professor Anand Menon, Emma Reynolds MP, Martin Callanan MEP and Professor Simon Hix NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Year, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
By Liam Murphy With just over a year to go until the European elections, on Monday 3 June in London, Business for New Europe and the European Parliament Information Office brought together senior policy makers, journalists and economists to look ahea...
BNE PRESS SUMMARY – Tuesday, 28 May 2013 NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 6 Days, 9 Minutes ago
Cameron tackles tax evasion As David Cameron sets his sights on securing a historic victory in the fight against tax evasion at the G8 summit, he is braced for charges of hypocrisy as protesters take aim at Britain’s extensive array of tax have...
BNE PRESS SUMMARY – Friday, 24 May 2013 NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 9 Minutes ago
Draghi calls for more European UK Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, tackled the political debate surrounding Britain’s EU membership on Thursday night, telling a City of London audience that Europe needed “a more Europ...
BNE PRESS SUMMARY – Thursday, 23 May 2013 NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 6 Minutes ago
EU tax regulations All 27 heads of state meeting in Brussels agreed in principle to start automatically sharing bank account information by the end of the year, but EU officials cautioned that similar promises in the past had failed to translate into...
David Cameron will watch closely as Tusk concedes treaty-breaking possibility of Polish euro referendum NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Days, 52 Minutes ago
By Patrick O’Brien Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk took a big political gamble when he conceded the principle of holding a referendum on Polish euro membership on March 26. Pressure from the opposition pushed him into it and the repercus...
Cyprus II – there was time, they did get it right, but it was not the place for on-the-job training for new head of eurogroup NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 14 Minutes ago
By Phillip Souta As we – and many others – wrote last week, Mark 1 of the Cyprus deal was a complete shambles. The fact that the Troika and the Cypriot government arrived at the right conclusion in deal Mark 2 was a relief for the markets...
There’s still time to get Cyprus deal right NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
By Liam Murphy Cypriots woke up on Saturday to the news that deposit holders would bear a significant amount of the burden in a deal aimed at rescuing the banking sector. Those with savings of less than €100,000 will face a ‘tax’ of...
Britain and the Future of Europe NEW
Business for New Europe Blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
By Conor Brennan David Cameron’s EU negotiating strategy is “putting a gun to our own heads” warned Former Foreign Secretary David Miliband, while Conservative MP Liam Fox would support Britain leaving the EU if the P...