Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the EU’s Eastern Partnership region have the potential to create jobs and drive economic growth. Obstacles such as limited access to finance, burdensome legislation and difficulties entering new markets are hindering their progress. The European Union’s EU4Business breaks down these barriers with finance, support and training to help small businesses realise their full potential. EU4Business support is delivered together with other organisations such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the European Investment Bank.



  • Investment attractiveness of SMEs

    On 30 August, the Lviv Business Support Centre is organising a forum on ‘Investment Attractiveness of SMEs’, with the support of the EBRD as part of the EU4Business initiative.

    The forumis aimed at representatives of manufacturing and service companies, who will learn how to attract investments to their businesses. The format of the Forum is a World Café, allowing participants to talk with experts at the round table and to network with each other. 

    The Forum will focus on the following issues:

  • Workshop on personnel management: how to organise effective work in the company
    08/09/2019 to 09/09/2019

    The Sumy Business Support Centre is organising a workshop on 7-8 September on ‘Personnel management: how to organise effective work in the company’, with the support of the EBRD in the framework of the EU4Business initiative.

    The workshop is targeted at owners, directors and HR managers of small and medium-sized enterprises, and aims to create a comprehensive understanding of HR management processes in order to increase effectiveness of available human resources and attract valuable personnel to enterprises.               


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