Helping Europe to reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic: Business Services are essential to the economic recovery in Europe

In the context of the ongoing definition of recovery measures, the EBSA issues today a new statement calling the European Commission to recognise and further enable business services’ essential role in helping Europe [...]

By |2020-07-14T13:07:55+00:00July 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Helping Europe to reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic: Business Services are essential to the economic recovery in Europe

Covid-19: EBSA statement on good contracting practices.

The European Business Services Alliance supports good contracting practices in the COVID-19 crisis: The financial problems arising from the Covid19 impact on the business services sectors are exacerbated by bad contracting practices which [...]

By |2020-05-13T15:48:29+00:00May 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Covid-19: EBSA statement on good contracting practices.

Covid-19: EBSA statement on lifting containment measures.

The European Business Services Alliance supports this Roadmap to lifting the containment measures. Based on several economic support packages andtheuseful recommendations on how to gradually lift containmentmeasures, the EBSA calls on the European Commission [...]

By |2020-05-13T15:39:24+00:00May 4th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Covid-19: EBSA statement on lifting containment measures.

EBSA accepted as member of the EU Ecolabelling Board

The European Business Services Alliance (EBSA) is delighted to announce, that we have been accepted as a member of the EU Ecolabelling Board! EBSA is looking forward to working with the Commission and the other [...]

By |2020-05-04T10:22:06+00:00June 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on EBSA accepted as member of the EU Ecolabelling Board

EBSA’s manifesto for the new Commission and Parliament

This morning EBSA proudly presented our priorities for the new Commission and Parliament entering office after the elections in May. "In the European Business Services Alliance we come together from different sectors to advocate with [...]

By |2019-02-22T10:04:37+00:00February 21st, 2019|News|Comments Off on EBSA’s manifesto for the new Commission and Parliament

Breakfast event with launch of EBSA’s priorities for the new Commission and Parliament

EBSA will the 21st of February be hosting a breakfast where we are presenting our priorities for the new legislative mandate. Mr. Hubert Gambs, Director for Modernisation of the Single Market in DG GROW will [...]

By |2019-02-01T10:18:55+00:00February 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Breakfast event with launch of EBSA’s priorities for the new Commission and Parliament

Still much potentiat to unfold in the Single Market for Services

Last week the European Commission as well as Copenhagen Economics published interesting reports that underline the importance of the internal market, and especially the untapped potential for services. EBSA welcomes this renewed attention to the [...]

By |2018-12-06T13:55:29+00:00December 6th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Still much potentiat to unfold in the Single Market for Services

Focus on quality criteria in public procurement

Today the Committee for the Internal Market in the European Parliament adopted an opinion on public procurement. EBSA welcomes the focus on quality and attention to other criteria than price. While price is important the [...]

By |2018-06-20T16:52:24+00:00June 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Focus on quality criteria in public procurement

EBSA welcomes European Parliaments support for proportionality tests

The European Business Service Alliance finds it very positive, that the European Parliament today voted for the agreement reached in negotiations with the Council on proportionality tests. The proposal formed part of the Single Marked [...]

By |2018-06-14T10:14:57+00:00June 14th, 2018|News|Comments Off on EBSA welcomes European Parliaments support for proportionality tests

EBSA responds to public consultation on Social Public Procurement

Today EBSA has uploaded our response to the Commission's public consultation on the Guide for Social Public Procurement. For EBSA's members it is very important that public authorities become more strategic in their procurement and [...]

By |2018-03-01T13:38:08+00:00March 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on EBSA responds to public consultation on Social Public Procurement