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: 09/10/15

In this issue:

  • Economic growth is picking up among European SMEs
  • UEAPME queries modalities of Circular Economy consultation
  • UEAPME alerts MEPs on Pension Institutions (IORP II)
  • Competitiveness: main challenge for EU Social Dialogue
  • SBS involved in development of Pact for standardisation
  • Forward planning: events ahead
Read more »