Across the EU, consumers are too often confronted with increasingly complex and poor value-for-money financial products that do not meet their requirements. Misleading practices and biased ‘financial advice’ due to remuneration mechanisms are of common practices in the financial sector.
Across the EU, micro-enterprises are an essential component for economic growth and account for the majority of firms and significant share of employment. However, they do not access the funding they deserve to develop their activities and are too often excluded from the bank financing.
You can find out more about our work on retail financial services here.