Dossier Shortage of skilled workers
The increasing shortage of skilled workers is currently the most significant challenge for SMEs, according to the Zukunftspanel Mittelstand. In our topic dossier, you will find numerous studies examining these challenges from different perspectives, as well as statistical data.
IfM Bonn News
Considering the burden of bureaucracy concerning small businesses
Mittelstand policy in a social-ecological market economy
03.05.2022 The Covid-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, supply chain problems, climate change, digitalisation are all currently causing increased uncertainty in Mittelstand companies.
In the short term, Mittelstand policy can cushion risks to the existence of Mittelstand companies or individual subgroups with the help of a sectoral, individual company, or size-related measures.
Figure of the months
From 100 start-ups in 2015,
companies were still in business in 2020.
Policy Brief "Entrepreneurship in Focus"
Regional social capital and the entrepreneurial process
Business start-ups do not take place in a vacuum but are deeply embedded in the regional social context.