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: 15/09/17

In this issue:

  • SMEs ask for an alternative scenario for the Future of Europe
  • SG Willems speaks to SMEs in Finland
  • SG Willems talks bankruptcy & 2nd chance at OECD
  • Data Economy: need for legal certainty and equal access
  • UEAPME co-signs business statement on Accessibility Act
  • Assessment of the EPBD presented to MEPs
  • And more...
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