The voice of SMEs in Europe

UEAPME is the employers’ organisation representing the interests of European crafts, trades and SMEs at EU level. UEAPME is a recognised European Social Partner. It is a non-profit seeking and non-partisan organisation.

As the European SME umbrella organisation, UEAPME incorporates 67 member organisations from 34 countries consisting of national cross-sectorial SME federations, European branch federations and other associate members, which support the SME family.

UEAPME represents about 12 million enterprises, which employ around 55 million people across Europe.

Latest newsflash: 16/03/18

In this issue:

  • Self-employed must have better access to social protection
  • Social partners call for strengthening capacity building
  • SME involvement in economic governance is still insufficient
  • Greening the economy will not happen without SMEs
  • Revitalising the European Agenda on SMEs
  • Business and transatlantic leadership in the new economy
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