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: 21/10/16

In this issue:

  • EU common challenges will not be solved without SMEs
  • Posting of workers: the divide is still very much present
  • First ECOFIS Committee chaired by Vice President Alban Maggiar
  • VAT: UEAPME opposed to temporary reversed charge system
  • REACH: submission of chemical name adds more burden
  • Consumer law fitness check: SMEs need to be taken into account
  • And more...
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