European Forum of Independent Professionals (EFIP)
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WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.
WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
less than 10.000€
Lobbyists declared: 0.25 FTE (1)
WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 0
Meetings with European Commission: 2
Lobbying costs over the years:
European Forum of Independent Professionals (EFIP)
Registration on EU Transparency Register
Goals / Remit
EFIP is a non-for-profit collaboration of national associations from across Europe which represent over 10 million independent professionals at EU level through targeted research, advocacy and campaigning.
Our mission is to promote the value of independents (also called freelancers or self-employed) in European policies and business environments and to ensure that genuine independent working is respected as a legitimate alternative to employment, in both the private and public sectors.
EFIP has four aims:
-Visibility: to raise awareness of independent professional life as a vital part of the European labour market;
-Value: to provide expertise and better understanding to decision makers of the value independents bring to the European economy and society;
-Resources: to promote high standards, share knowledge and good practices of value to independents and kick start joint European projects;
-Policy: to provide a conduit for policy matters with EU institutions, advo (...)
Services Directive Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan Directive on Single Member Private Liability Companies Professional Qualification Recognition Directive Small Business Act for Europe EU Single Market Strategy EU Skills Agenda EU Agenda on the Collaborative Economy European Pillar of Social Rights EU Services Package
Avenue de l'Opale 124 box 6
Tel: 32 486713026
Lobbyists with EP accreditation
Person in charge of EU relations
Person with legal responsibility
Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) – UK
Contact Email: email@example.com
Verband der Gründer und Selbständigen e.V. (VGSD) – Germany
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Associazione Consulenti Terziario Avanzato (ACTA) – Italy
Contact Email: email@example.com
FEDIPRO vzw – Belgium
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Platform Zelfstandige Ondernemers (PZO) – Netherlands
Contact Email: email@example.com
Fédération des Auto-Entrepreneurs (FEDAE) – France
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Syndicat des Consultants Formateurs Indépendants (SYCFI) – France
Contact Email: email@example.com
Asociatia Freelancerilor (AF) – Romania
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stowarzyszenie Samozatrudnieni – Poland
Contact Email: email@example.com
Croatian Independent Professionals Association (CIPA) – Croatia
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Unión de Profesionales y Trabajadores Autónomos (UPTA) – Spain
Contact Email: email@example.com
Swedish Umbrella Companies Trade Association (Affiliate Member) – Sweden
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Euro Freelancers (EF) – Europe Wide
Contact Email: email@example.com
Procurement from EU institutions
Grants from EU institutions
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Expert groups (European Commission)
Intergroups (European Parliament)
Industry forums (European Parliament)
Meetings with European Commission2 meetings found.
The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.
- 09 Mar 2016 - Director-General Lowri Evans - General discussion on independent professionals (DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs)
- 01 Mar 2016 - Jakub Cebula - EU Independent workers (DG Internal Market)