Consumer-facing businesses need to focus on compliance as the 'New Deal for Consumers' Omnibus Directive is rolled out and regulators crackdown, enforcement becomes more stringent and fines more alarming.
Companies with longer-term solvency problems have more possibilities to benefit from recapitalisation and obtain subordinated debt following an update of the State aid framework.
Although governments are beginning tentatively to ease lockdown restrictions, for many, it will take some time before trading returns to anything approaching normal levels and employees temporarily not needed can…
Micro and small companies, including start-ups, may benefit from aid; while recapitalisation measures have been modified for businesses in general.
From crowd-funding and data commercialisation to digital health and the sharing economy, we profile the latest thinking in consumer trends online.