The quick guide brings together basic information on the Services Directive and its scope. From it, you can learn which services are covered by the Directive and which are not. The guide also summarises the main benefits the Directive brings to service providers and service recipients.
To enhance the rights of recipients of services (consumers or business) and strengthen their confidence in the internal market, EU countries have to:
See the bodies providing information and assistance in the List of Article 21 bodies (179 KB).