Annual Report on European SMEs 2014/2015

European SMEs starting hiring again

The report 2014/2015 presents good news: after years of downsizing, European SMEs are expanding, and have started hiring again. The annual report, prepared on a yearly basis, provides a synopsis of the size, structure and importance of SMEs to the European economy and an overview of the past and forecasted performance of SMEs from 2008 to 2016.

The report has been prepared for the European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs by the consortium composed of:
CARSA, PwC Luxembourg, Innova SpA, The University of Manchester, London Economics, DIW Berlin and DIW Econ.

Link to the European Commission – SME Perfomance Review

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