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Europe’s small businesses proved resilient to COVID-19 pandemic disruption. Here’s what that means for SMEs

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Smaller companies proved more resilient to COVID-19 pandemic disruption than larger firms Image: Unsplash/seanpollock

Johnny Wood
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Percentage of size class in the non financial business economy
Companies with fewer than 50 people make up 99% of the EUs non-financial business economy. Image: Eurostat

Percentage of enterprise size class across economic activities in the EU
Distributive trades, manufacturing and construction employed more than half of SME staff in 2020. Image: Eurostat


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