The SME Market in The United Kingdom (Great Britain)

What is a Small to Medium Enterprise in The United Kingdom (Great Britain)?


Small and medium-sized enterprises in Europe are businesses with no more than 500 employees and encompasses enterprises with different ownership structures and varying numbers of employees and levels of economic activity.

Small and medium-size enterprises play a hugely important role in the economy of Europe. They outnumber large firms considerably, employ vast numbers of people and are entrepreneurial in nature, helping to shape innovation and support local communities.

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The  SME Market in The United Kingdom (Great Britain)

How big is the SME Market in The United Kingdom (Great Britain)?

The SME market in Europe has huge potential for growth. Enterprises employing fewer than 250 persons represent 99 % of all enterprises in the EU. The European Commission considers SMEs and entrepreneurship as key to ensuring economic growth, innovation, job creation, and social integration.

There are estimated to be over approximately 25.1 million small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the European Union alone, with the vast majority of these enterprises micro-sized firms which employ fewer than nine people. Over 1.47 million enterprises are small firms with between 10 and 49 employees and over 236,000 are medium-sized firms that have between 50 to 249 employees.

Europe has a population of over 747,356,557 people.

Europe has recently had a GDP of over $18.292 trillion.

What help is available for SMEs in The United Kingdom (Great Britain)?

Help for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) includes virtual peer-to-peer advisory boards. With our blended model utilising Zoom and supplemented by in person meetings we are able to support and grow businesses anywhere in the world. Our growing network of Regional Directors ensure that we have suitable people to help you whatever your language or time zone.


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Mark Horner

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