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+00:00 December 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 March 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on EBSA responds to public consultation on Social Public Procurement

New position paper on Service Statistics

EBSA has now adopted an updated position paper on service statistics. Please find it here: EBSA Position on Services Statistics Statistics on business services are sparse and do not adequately reflect  the importance of business services in the [...]

By | 2017-07-26T10:37:51+00:00 July 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off on New position paper on Service Statistics

Successful breakfast in the European Parliament on the Service Package

EBSA would like to thank everyone who participated in our breakfast evnet in the European Parliament this morning. We had a fruitful discussion on the Service Package with the Commission, MEP Morten Løkkegaard, the Maltese [...]

By | 2017-01-31T11:37:31+00:00 January 31st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Successful breakfast in the European Parliament on the Service Package

EBSA welcomes the Commission’s Service Package

Today the Commission presented its long awaited Service Package - "A European service economy that works for Europeans". EBSA welcomes the initiatives and is pleased to see that the Commission is delivering on the promises to [...]

By | 2017-01-10T11:36:49+00:00 January 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on EBSA welcomes the Commission’s Service Package

Breakfast in the European Parliament on the Service Package

EBSA is proud to invite you to a breakfast in the European Parliament jointly organised with EFIP and kindly hosted by MEP Morten Løkkegaard. The upcomming service package from the European Commission will be discussed with [...]

By | 2017-01-05T13:22:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Breakfast in the European Parliament on the Service Package

EBSA now part of the Joint Initiative on Standardisation

Today EBSA signed to become a member of the Joint Initiative on Standardisation. The Joint Initiative has been established by the European Commission and bring together various stakeholder to discuss and outline the priorities for [...]

By | 2018-06-14T09:18:52+00:00 September 20th, 2016|News|Comments Off on EBSA now part of the Joint Initiative on Standardisation