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: 30/01/15

In this issue:

  • Board asks Juncker Commission to work on SBA review
  • UEAPME proposals for the Social Dialogue Summit
  • Annual Growth Survey & Investment Plan discussed at MED
  • SME points raised at the EEFIG meeting
  • TOSCA: call for SMEs
  • CloudingSMEs: call for input
  • Forward planning: events ahead
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