Making training count: quality training in small companies
A second study of the quality of training in SMEs looks at three sectors in newer Member States
Small firms, which predominate in all European economies, are major drivers of employment, social integration and innovation. Despite their social and economic importance, the increased demands of globalisation and the intense competition generated by the financial crisis SMEs tend to carry out little training for their staff. In the absence of quantity, do they at least ensure a high enough quality of training?