Your Europe Business – information portal for the EU Single Market

There are over 80 different government supports available to small businesses but many of them are not well known or understood. Each week in the SFA e-zine, we will profile a different support that could improve your business, giving you information and advice.

Your Europe Business


A portal containing a wide range of advice on doing business in the EU. This short animated video provides more information about how the portal can help your business. 


Topics covered include:

  • VAT rules and rates
  • Recruiting workers from elsewhere in the EU
  • Sending staff to work around the EU
  • The CE mark
  • Labelling and packaging
  • EU grants and funding


Ireland is part of the EU Single Market and this gives Irish businesses access to 500 million consumers and 20 million businesses. By providing a central hub for firms operating in the Single Market, Your Business Europe aims to make it easier for more firms to avail of these opportunities.



The portal is available at


It is managed by the European Commission in co-operation with the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).


The categories of information available through the portal are:

  • Start and grow
  • Taxation
  • Selling abroad
  • Staff
  • Product requirements
  • Finance and funding
  • Public contracts
  • Environment



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