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Originally posted on Open Cyprus in Europe:
Earlier this summer we titled a post – The Entrepreneurs that did not fit into the #Cy2012eu Agenda - never thought that it would have been so premonitory.
A Europe for Entrepreneurs is the story we picked up recently about entrepreneurs in Cyprus struggling with opening new businesses and fighting against excessive red tape by administrations overtaken by approval and unclear license processes. Today’s notice published on the start-up’s Fan page read like this:
Regretfully in spite of every effort made to obtain our licence here in Cyprus we have found that the government have constantly put obstacles in our way and refuse to give us a fair chance. Whether this is a deliberate act, complacency, bureaucracy or simply their “procedure” we have decided to give up the fight after two years of almost daily struggles and move our brewery to Malta who are more than willing to take…
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