Entries by European Parliament Web Team from 01/2013

How the European Parliament Resolves to Make 2013 a Better Year

| Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Politics

The European Parliament is limbering up for what promises to be an exciting but challenging year. The crisis continues to rumble on, but efforts to put Europe back on the path to growth will not be the only initiative to make a difference to your daily life.

Overrated: Why Relying Solely on Credit Rating Agencies Is No Longer Worth the Risk

| Posted 01.14.2013 | UK Politics

The crisis of the last few years showed that although credit rating agencies can be useful, they are far from infallible.

How Things Are Moving for Professional Mobility

| Posted 01.21.2013 | UK Politics

Freedom of movement is one of the EU's fundamental rights; however professional mobility is being held back by the lack of simple and clear rules governing the recognition of qualifications.

Data Protection Day: How Safe Is Your Private Life?

| Posted 01.28.2013 | UK Politics

The abundance of data not only makes us more vulnerable to cybercrime, it also leaves the door open for companies to use the date in ways we never dreamed of. For instance, insurance companies might charge some customers more than others as they are perceived to be higher risk based on the data available.