By using hemp, brewers grains and spelt husk, many French SMEs are starting to manufacture natural insulation materials based on bio-sourced materials and biowaste, which have not previously been 're-purposed'. In other words, they are using 'green' al...
After having represented the interests of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) for four years, Ulrike Rabmer-Koller takes stock, in an interview with EURACTIV Germany, of her successes and discusses her ambitions looking forward in the fight against cli...
Europe's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) should have a role in delivering the new Farm to Fork strategy, a comprehensive EU food policy outlined by incoming Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, said Austrian MEP Lukas Mandl.
While celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Single Market last year, the Commission called it 'Europe’s best asset in a changing world'. But Single Market’s resilience to internal and external shocks still needs to be strengthened further.
The new European Defence Industrial Development Programme, with a €500 million budget for 2019-2020, was informally agreed by MEPs and Council on Tuesday night (22 to 23 May).
The EU Agency for Safety and Health at Work has launched a joint campaign with the European Commission and the Bulgarian EU Presidency aimed at raising awareness of dangerous substances at work while sounding the alarm about the surging costs related to cancer.
Today, small firms across Europe are struggling with the soaring costs of running a business – from business rates to rental costs, increasing inflation to higher export costs. Now imagine trying to cope with these costs while also waiting for a payment from a big business, writes Ken Moon.
SMEs account for 99% of all businesses in the EU, yet the impact legislation has on them is rarely analysed in enough depth. If we are serious about jobs and growth, this has to change, writes Arnaldo Abruzzini.
Christian Wigand, European Commission spokesperson for employment, speaks about the benefits and challenges of MobiliseSME, an exchange programme for SME employees. He believes the programme could provide added value for some companies but the challenge will be to demonstrate the benefits for the host company of the workers.