Social dialogue: Discussions on SME participation and inclusiveness with the European Commission
The first half of July was marked by several exchanges on the European social dialogue, both horizontal and sectoral, with the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL) of the European Commission. How to ensure greater efficiency and wider coverage of employers and workers were among the focus topics. The most recent meeting [...]
Standardisation: Small Business Standards publishes call for experts to represent SMEs in standardisation in 2025
Small Business Standards (SBS) has announced its annual call for experts to represent European SMEs in standardisation bodies for 2025. This call is open to professionals from any sector interested in representing SME and craftsmen interests within standardisation organisations such as CEN, CENELEC, ETSI, ISO, or IEC. The deadline to apply is 9 September 2024. [...]