Note on Inclusive Entrepreneurship


92% of the total number of enterprises in Europe are microenterprises with less than ten employees. The setting up of microenterprises has become more attractive for a wider strata of population than before. However, based on several recent studies, the national frameworks for entrepreneurship in the EU member states are not yet as inclusive as they need to be for fostering inclusive growth via business creation.

To address this challenge, MFC and EMN recommend that the Commission could establish a basic set of common objectives, and invite Member States to undertake a programme of reforms, aimed at improving the conditions for inclusive entrepreneurship, taking account of national circumstances and priorities. The Commission could also help the Member States by indicating quantitative targets for inclusive entrepreneurship and by compiling an inventory of good regulatory practices.

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