SME green jobs: UK lagging behind half of Europe


The UK is lagging in 19th place in Europe on green job creation small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) – according to a major European study, writes Greenwise Business.

There are now more than 20 million green jobs in the SME sector across Europe, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey of “SMEs and how they are faring in green jobs, resource efficiency and green markets”.

But the UK SMEs are creating fewer green jobs than the European average, and are lagging behind half of the European Union, including economies such as Spain, Italy, Sweden, and Poland.

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