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 around 80 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 more than 12 million enterprises, which employ around 55 million people across Europe.


Latest newsflash: 24/04/15

In this issue:

  • Social dialogue backed by EU Labour Ministers
  • TTIP: benefits for SMEs reviewed in Washington D.C.
  • Legal Affairs Committee: Online Purchases and REFIT
  • UEAPME SBA Working Group meets for the first time
  • EP Circular Economy report: UEAPME sends amendments
  • Business case for apprenticeship considered in London
  • And more...
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