The European Small Business Alliance is a non-party political
group, which cares for small business entrepreneurs and
the self-employed and represents them through targeted
EU advocacy and profiling activities.

Today, ESBA is one of the largest organisations based
on voluntary membership in Europe. Through its
direct membership, associate membership and
cooperation agreements, the Alliance now
represents almost one million small businesses
and covers 35 European countries.

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Latest News

EU -US Data Protection Battle at the Expense of European SMEs

Yesterday (21 October), the European Parliament's Civil Liberties Committee (LIBE) has adopted a report by rapporteur Jan Phillip Albrecht MEP. The report calls for a unif... Read More »

Report on ESBA Event Running a Business in Turbulent Times

On 20 June 2013, the European Small Business Alliance held its annual event. This year, the programme focused on how to run a business, in the middle of the challenging econom... Read More »

European Parliament Working Breakfast: Small businesses express concerns over data protection rules

On 15 May 2013, the European Small Business Alliance (ESBA) organised a working breakfast in the European Parliament to discuss the General Data Protection Regulation from an ... Read More »

Small businesses call for shifting focus in data protection debate

The new General Data Protection Regulation must provide a clear and simple set of rules for SMEs, without burdening them with unnecessary costs or obligations. This was the ma... Read More »

Welcome by tina sommer, esba president

David Caro, ESBA President

Welcome to the website of the European Small Business Alliance. Founded in 1998, the European Small Business Alliance (ESBA) is a non-party political group which rep…

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