We hope you find this list of international sites useful. All have English language content (unless otherwise indicated). If you have difficulty connecting to any address please contact us.
- EUR-Lex: European Union law database
EUR-Lex provides direct free access to European Union law. Here you can consult the Official Journal of the European Union as well as the treaties, legislation, case-law and legislative proposals. You can also use the extensive search facilities available on EUR-Lex
- European Federation of Employee Share Ownership
EFESO's mission is to act as an umbrella organisation for all those interested or involved in promoting employee ownership in Europe. Excellent multi-lingual site with resources
EUROPA is the portal site of the European Union. It provides up-to-date coverage of European Union affairs and essential information on European integration. Users can also consult all legislation currently in force or under discussion, access the websites of each of the EU institutions and find out about the policies administered by the European Union under the powers devolved to it by the Treaties
- European Central Bank
European Central Bank, interest rates, monetary policy and more
- The European Centre for Employee Ownership
A not-for-profit organisation devoted to developing employee ownership particularly among multinational companies
- European Commission Newsletter for Employment & Social Affairs
Provides newsletters and press releases on latest developments in European policy
- European Court of Justice
Explains institutions of the ECJ and gives guidance on proceedings and links to relevant case law and links to Member State law sites
- European employment law glossary
This is the online version of the European Employment and Industrial Relations Glossaries, which explain the national industrial relations systems of the EU member states using their terminology
- European Ombudsman
The European Ombudsman investigates complaints about institutions and bodies of the European Community
- European Parliament
Website of the European Parliament. News items, press agenda, policies and procedure
- Global Equity Organisation
GEO is a not-for-profit organization providing a forum for exchange between members of information relating to the use of equity-based employee compensation in the global community (including the EU). Provides useful technical updates and more
- The Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA)
The IOTA provides a forum for discussion of practical tax administration issues, to promote co-operation between tax administrations in the European region and to support their development according to their individual needs.
- Help online
Useful information from the Government for foreign citizens living in Austria
Information about the parliament, laws, useful links and general materials (some, but not all in English)
- Employee Ownership & Incentives Association (EOIA)
The EOIA of Vancouver, B.C., is a private, non-profit society that assists its members to develop and implement shared ownership and employee involvement strategies
- Employee Share Ownership Plan
British Columbia's Employee Share Ownership Program is the operating name of the employee investment incentive program set out in the Canadian Employee Investment Act. The program is designed to encourage employees to make equity investments in British Columbia companies. This site provides comprehensive information on the program
- ESOP Association Canada
Information on employee share ownership and some related links
- International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plan
A leading objective source of relevant employee benefit edutcation and information
Association for the promotion of employee participation (French language site only)
Government tax site (French language site only)
- British and Irish Legal Information Institute
British and Irish case law and legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material
- Business Access to State Information and Services
This website provides businesses with a single access point to all Government information and services
Contains an extensive source of financial and business information (including UK, Europe-wide and USA financial information)
- Irish Legal Information Initiative
Contains some of the most recent Irish materials and also a major collection of leading Irish cases
- Houses of the Oireachtas
Provides Parliamentary debates from the Dail and Seanad and also listings of Bills presented in both Houses
- Irish Government
This site provides information about the Irish state and links to all Government departments.
- Irish Pro Share Association
PSA promotes employee financial involvement, including equity participation plans
- Irish Tax and Customs
A full site with general and technical information on Irish tax and customs
- Law Society of Ireland
The Law Society is the professional body for solicitors and exercises statutory functions under the Solicitors Acts 1954 to 2008 in relation to the education, admission, enrolment, discipline and regulation of the solicitors' profession.
- Legal Periodicals
An index of Irish legal periodicals from 1997 to the present
- The Irish Attorney General's Office
This site provides the Acts of the Oireachtas (Acts of Parliament) from 1922 to 2005
- Government of Romania
This website contains information on the Romanian government: its organisation, objectives and legislative process and legislative objective.
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Information on foreign policy in Romania. The website also provides information on consular services and information and assistance for Romanian citizens travelling abroad.
- Foreign Investors Council (FIC)
The FIC has developed important lines of communication with the Government, Members of Parliament, the Agency for Foreign Investment and other institutions, both national and international, providing a platform for effective communication.
- Guide to Slovakia
This website is an overview of everything that Slovakia has to offer.
- Slovak Tourist Board
Slovak Tourist Board is an organisation specialised in the marketing and state promotion of tourism in the Slovak Republic.
- Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic
The Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic is a central body of state administration of the Slovak Republic.
- Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family of the Slovak Republic
Information on the labour-law relations, occupational safety and health protection, coordination of the employment strategy and labour market policy, social insurance, pension schemes, state social benefits, social and legal protection of the children, social curatorship and coordination of the family policy.
- National labour inspectorate
Information on occupational health and safety in the workplace.
- National Council of The Slovak Republic
The National Council of the Slovak Republic is the body of state authority and the status of other state bodies in Slovakia is derived from its primary status. As an elected body it represents the sovereignty of the state and of the citizens.
- Národná banka Slovenska
Information on the monetary policy, foreign exchange operations and reserves, issuing euro banknotes and coins, payment systems, statistics, international cooperation, mutual cooperation and support among central banks, financial stability in the euro area.
- National Agency for Development of Small and Medium Enterprises
This website provides information on doing business in the Slovak Republic as well as guidance on training programmes designed by the government of the Slovak Republic and the European Union for small and medium enterprises in the Slovak Republic.
- Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic
Providing information on direct taxes, indirect taxes, tax administration and price legislation, tax reform, customs and accounting.
- Tax Agency
Swedish language only (some useful English content can be obtained by typing "English" into the search function)
- Financial Supervisory Authority
Functional and regulatory information (click for English language version)