Euro Freelancers is a synergic network of independent EU affairs consultants and investors specialised in the collaborative economy and crowdsourcing solutions.

  • Welcome to the New Freelance Economy

    Welcome to the New Freelance Economy

    Here at Euro Freelancers, things work differently. They just do. Look around. The way work gets done is changing. Work is being reduced into smaller pieces, altering the practice both for organisations that buy work and for professionals delivering work for pay. One thing is clear: the new Freelance Economy has arrived and is here to […]

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  • 10 Ways Millennials Are Creating The Future Of Work

    10 Ways Millennials Are Creating The Future Of Work

    Millennials are going to make major shifts in corporations over the next decade and most people aren’t ready for the amount of change that’s coming. By 2025, millennials will account for 75% of the global workforce. At some companies like Accenture and Ernst & Young, they already account for over two thirds of the entire employee […]

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  • Join Us

    Join Us

    At Euro Freelancers we are looking for talented professionals who make things happen. We operate within the heart of Europe and strive to meet challenges by providing quality work.  We believe great things can only be achieved by working in a free environment, with maximum autonomy and room for initiatives. This is why Euro Freelancers […]

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  • Contact

    Contact

    Euro Freelancers is a fast growing and multidisciplined group of 35 self-employed consultants spread in 6 European countries who are established and registered under their respective national legislations. This network of specialists offers a wealth of experience in a range of different fields. We are mostly located in Brussels and all together we have more than 195 […]

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Introducing Euro Freelancers

  • About Us

    About Us

    06/06/2013 |

    Euro Freelancers is shaping the future of work. Through a new kind of freelance marketplace, we match our pool of independent EU affairs and funding consultants, project managers and investors with organizations looking for the best and … brightest professionals. We use a collaborative structure and collective intelligence to support the launch and growth of organisations’ influence […]

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  • Advisory

    Advisory

    16/02/2013 |

    Euro Freelancers helps organisations add an effective European dimension to their strategic operations. We provide advisory services for the entire life cycle of a fundraising or advocacy activity. We specialise in designing pan-European public … affairs campaigns, building coalitions, lobbying EU decision makers and positioning organisations as proactive and influential partners with European authorities, advocating […]

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  • EU Funding

    EU Funding

    15/02/2013 |

    Euro Freelancers offers high-quality, customized project application and implementation services to help clients seize new EU funding opportunities and turn innovative ideas into project proposals. This ranges from EU public grants and private … identification, consortium recruitment, application writing, selection of experts, negotiation with the granting authorities, budgeting, quality control and project implementation. EU Public […]

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  • Business Angels Services

    Business Angels Services

    14/02/2013 |

    Our consultants act as private investors for innovative sustainable ventures with demonstrated high-level growth that require equity capital for EU exploitation plans. We are specialised in business angels funding for social innovation …  entrepreneurship and solutions for solving environmental challenges by the use of environmental technologies. We mainly invest in high-growth enterprises and entrepreneurs dedicated to tackling some of society’s greatest challenges with strong […]

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  • EU Affairs Freelancers Association

    EU Affairs Freelancers Association

    13/02/2013 |

    Euro Freelancers launched the EU Affairs Freelancers Association (EAFA) in January 2013 after a high level event in the European Parliament. EAFA is a non-profit partnership of independent EU affairs professionals and end user clients that … works through targeted research and advocacy at EU level. Its aim is to promote the value of self employment […]

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  • Uniqueness

    Uniqueness

    12/02/2013 |

    Why Should You Engage Independent EU Affairs Professionals? The answer is simple: "because it is both cost effective and result effective.” Independent EU affairs consultants can add highly skilled value in an effective way whenever organisations need … it and wherever they need it. They accomplish single or regular activities that do not require the burdensome of full […]

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Blog

Ensuring Proper Access to Finance for Freelancers

18/09/2016 |
Ensuring Proper Access to Finance for Freelancers

The life of freelancers is characterised by many positive factors, such as freedom and flexibility, including the ability to determine when and where they work and what type of work they do. These factors are leading more Europeans to choose independent work, most of the times without the need of any upfront financial support, often […]

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Eradicating False Self-Employment in Europe

04/09/2016 |
Eradicating False Self-Employment in Europe

What is the Problem? The issue of false (also called bogus) self-employment has jumped in the forefront of debate among European policy makers, and is included as a priority of the new EU Platform to Tackle Undeclared Work. Concerns have emerged about the potential exploitation of low-paid, low-skilled vulnerable self-employed workers, mostly those operating in the […]

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Boosting Skills and Training for Freelancers

21/08/2016 |
Boosting Skills and Training for Freelancers

Freelancers' Need for Training Unlike entrepreneurs who reply on a big idea, perhaps one that will change the world, freelancers’ primary value rests on their skills. Clients hire them for their skill-set, and it is their task to deliver an assignment based on their talent.  Freelance professionals provide specialist expertise to fill widening skills gaps and are […]

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Redefining Work: The Role of Freelancers, Policymakers and Businesses

09/08/2016 |
Redefining Work: The Role of Freelancers, Policymakers and Businesses

  The nature of work and the ways it gets done is evolving rapidly. Public policies and the business sector need to be ahead of change, and provide more targeted support to workers transitioning from employment to freelancing and back. The rush hour is dying. New York City's subway system has announced that, for the […]

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What Infrastructures Freelancers Need

11/07/2016 |
What Infrastructures Freelancers Need

Infrastructures: The Stepping Stone to Collaboration Self-employed professionals and freelancers naturally take a collaborative approach to building their businesses. Over 9 out of 10  have interacted with other freelancers, citing factors like business advice, networking, and emotional support among the reasons they connect with others in the community. However, without physical infrastructures such as coworking […]

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More Red Carpet and Less Red Tape for the One-Person SMEs

11/05/2016 |
More Red Carpet and Less Red Tape for the One-Person SMEs

Self-Employed, Anyone? According to the Flash Eurobarometer FL354 “Entrepreneurship in the EU and beyond”, in 2012, 37% of Europeans surveyed expressed a preference for self-employment over being an employee, and there is a lot of supporting evidence to suggest that work satisfaction is very high among the self-employed. However, only 14% of Europeans actually are self-employed. Such a […]

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Self-employed and entrepreneurship: breaking the barriers to job creation

02/03/2016 |
Self-employed and entrepreneurship: breaking the barriers to job creation

Promoting self-employment and entrepreneurship is an important way of creating new jobs and enhancing the labour market opportunities for the unemployed and other disadvantaged groups. Are Member States using the full potential of self-employment and entrepreneurship for tackling their employment challenges? About 16% of the EU's working population were self-employed in 2014 (see also our blog post […]

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European solopreneurs are creating the future of work

31/12/2015 |
European solopreneurs are creating the future of work

Solo-entrepreneurs (solopreneurs) are fast becoming a very important part of the EU labour market. But those who work for themselves need better support from policymakers to ensure legislation is clear, accessible and not overly burdensome, writes Marco Torregrossa, Secretary General at the European Forum of Independent Professionals. Look around: the EU is experiencing a surge […]

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European Commission and European Investment Fund mobilise €237 million in loans to support 20,000 European micro-enterprises

21/10/2015 |
European Commission and European Investment Fund mobilise €237 million in loans to support 20,000 European micro-enterprises

Today, the European Investment Fund (EIF), which manages the EaSI guarantee on behalf of the European Commission, and six microfinance institutions are signing guarantee agreements that will open up access to finance for microenterprises.   Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, said: "I congratulate the six microcredit providers from France, Ireland, Italy, […]

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Fixing social security for freelancers

03/09/2015 |
Fixing social security for freelancers

Europe’s social security systems are failing to meet the needs of more than one in six workers. Individuals who earn a fluctuating income from many sources are by various degrees excluded from or penalized by the welfare state as both contributors and recipients. By Joel Dullroy | @joeldullroy This demographic – known as the self-employed, freelancers, independent […]

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