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

First Vice President Timmermans Speaks at ESBA Event on Better Regulation

During the annual event of the European Small Business Alliance (ESBA), entitled 'Better Regulation: The Way Forward', European Commission First Vice-President Frans T... Read More »

Better Regulation agenda published, work starts now.

Today, First Vice-President Frans Timmermans presented his Better Regulation Package. ESBA welcomes the Better Regulation Agenda drafted by First VP Timmermans and his team. E... Read More »

ESBA Welcomes Digital Single Market Strategy, Urges for Thorough Implementation

On 6 May 2015, Commissioners Ansip and Oetinger presented the new Digital Single Market Strategy. ESBA welcomes the strategy, as it is vital to the completion of the European ... Read More »

ESBA President and President Junker Awarded in Germany

On 16 April in Dusseldorf Germany, ESBA President David Caro was awarded the title of honorary senator of the European Senate of the Wir Eigent├╝merunter... Read More »

ESBA Meets Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans

On 30 May, an ESBA delegation met with the European Commission First Vice President, Mr Frans Timmermans at his office in the Berlaymont building. As President Juncker's n... Read More »

FSB Conference Big Success

On 19-21 March, ESBA member the UK Federation of Small Business organised its annual event in the International Convention Center in Birmingham. The event presents a great opp... Read More »

ESBA Secretary General speaks at FEE

On 18 February, ESBA Secretary General Patrick Gibbels was invited to speak at a conference organised by the European Federation of Accountants (FEE). Patrick talked about wha... Read More »

UK Federation of Small Businesses in High Level TTIP discussion

Today, 18 December, ESBA's UK member, the UK Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) took part in a High Level discussion on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnershi... Read More »

Stoiber Appointed Special Adviser on Better Regulation

On 18 December, Commission President Juncker appointed Dr Edmund Stoiber to be Special Adviser on Better Regulation. Whereas The Better Regulation agenda used to be under the ... Read More »

ESBA Welcomes Junker Commissions Approach to Better Regulation

On 17 December, the newly formed European Commission, under Jean-Claude Juncker presented its work programme for 2015. The programme, which was approved by the college of Comm... 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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