Legal and Financial Management in Horizon 2020
Polite. manages legal and financial liabilities in EU funded projects to help you get it right.
A wide assortment of services to ensure that you can comply with the liabilities within H2020 EU funded projects. We create tailor made plans adapted to your needs, so you can sleep calmly and focus on your project, not bureaucracy.
Support in preparing the legal documents requested by the EC to validate SME status and appoint the Legal Entity Appointed Representative (LEAR).
Tailor made training to help you to understand the H2020 rules, how to report the costs and how to avoid mistakes which can cost you the grant.
Support in fulfilling EC administrative & financial requirements to close the Grant Agreement Preparation phase without delays.
Preparation for audit
Preparation, constant checking and final revision of all financial and administrative documents to be kept in the company accounts in case of an EC audit.
Legal arrangements with subcontractors and third parties (drafting & revision of service contracts and consortium agreements).
Support with planning all the costs and support with preparing financial reports, including cost statement and use of resources.
We Helped Over 100 Projects
We successfully supported projects’ beneficiaries within 5th, 6th, 7th Framework Programme and now we are involved in the financial and legal execution of over 30 SME Instrument projects within Horizon 2020.
To put it simply: we know how to deal with EU financial and legal regulations.
“Working together with such an efficient and knowledgeable team as Polite. made navigating the sometimes-complex rules of H2020 a smooth journey. Being able to rely on their expertise have saved us a lot of time. Their can-do attitude, constructive feedback, and their great communication skills make them a solid partner for any H2020 beneficiary.“
"Polite. team in-depth knowledge of everything (and more) related to the EU project has been crucial for the success of our EU project. From the grant negotiation to the financial and legal reporting, they have made the difference in assuring a very smooth project execution. Very pragmatic and effective, we feel very confident knowing that Polite. is by our side."
"Polite. contribution in our SMEI project is very helpful. They helped us to build a system and way of working which gives opportunity to get all required support to meet tight deadlines of the project. We appreciate all the hard work in getting this done."
"Worked with Polite. on complex financial, reporting and strategic issues within our EU project. And we are extremely happy with the swift response, the effective and pragmatic attitude as well as the kind and clever communication. But outmost, the great result."
"Polite. are the best of the best when it comes to H2020 project management. H2020 rules can seem like a foreign language - the team at Polite are natives. With their vast experience and knowledge they have made a key difference to the success of our project."
"The Girls at Polite. are always available to clarify our doubts and to explain all the rules over and over again. We feel that our project is safe having them on board."
"We can honestly say that without Polite. we wouldn't have managed. They have superior knowledge about EU financial and legal regulations and their reporting templates and pre-checks saved us a lot of time. The staff is service-minded, proactive and hands-on. We enjoyed working together with them!"
"The team at Polite. know the rules inside out, and have been an essential helper in our successful Horizon 2020 grant process."
"They also provide us with quality material to work with, such as templates and checklists. They are always available to answer questions and help us manage the project. The personal treatment is magnificent."
"Although we already have many years of experience in performing of EU projects, the Polite. colleagues are a really important and great support in the implementation of our project.”
"It is a pleasure knowing that you will always have someone to rely on for a project such as H2020. Their expertise and commitment towards making your project successful really adds value to the project itself."
"Navigation through the EC rules is much easier with Polite. support on board. We´ve saved a lot of time and avoided many mistakes thanks to their guidance."
"Their response time and proactivity were remarkable, as well as experience and knowledge. They also helped us with procedures and specially reporting."
Your project duration is established at the proposal stage and confirmed during the Grant preparation before the project starts. Every task and work package has an established lifetime with deliverables to submit at the end to document the progress. However,
Yes, your affiliated company can be involved in the project as a linked third party. However, in order to keep in line with H2020 rules, a few principles need to be kept in mind. First, what is a linked third party
Have you ever heard of the Certificate on Financial Statements (CFS)? If you are a H2020 grant beneficiary, you should definitely be familiar with it! What is the CFS? The Certificate on Financial Statement is an obligatory audit document for all projects
Afraid of complicated EU procedures regarding proposal settlement and project reporting? Fear that not understanding EU guidelines might cost you SMEI grant?
We can help you manage legal and financial liabilities within EU funded projects.
Questions? (Just ask us, we are Polite.)
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