Harmonization of national strategic documents with the documents of EU – licenses and permits for SMEs

Đuričin, Sonja and Pantić, Olivera (2014) Harmonization of national strategic documents with the documents of EU – licenses and permits for SMEs. In: Contemporary trends and prospects of economic recovery. CEMAFI International Association, Nice, pp. 616-631. ISBN 978-2-9544508-5-8

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Administrative procedures significantly burden small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs (SMEs). Their simplification is recognized as one of the main goals of the strategic documents of the European Union in this field. Establishment and registration, licensing and business permits and inadequate government support are factors that, not only in Serbia, significantly slowing down the growth and development of the SMEs sector. Considering that this category of companies are drivers of economic growth and development, reducing the cost of establishing and time savings due to more efficient licensing and business permits, are the priorities of EU policy in th field of SMEs sector. The aim of the paper is to determine the degree of harmonization of strategic documents adopted in the EU with national strategic documents in SMEs sector. The case of research in a widersense, includes relevant strategic documents from the above mentioned areas with emphasis on The May 2011 commitment which provides regulatory reform in the area of licensing and business permits SMEs. In a narrow sense, the case study examined the effects of the implementation of The May 2011 commitment in the field of hospitality services (hotels and restaurants), plumbing companies, wholesale and retail trade, manufacturing of steel products and small IT devices. For realization of goal of this research, data were collected using the survey through interviews with representatives of relevant institutions in Serbia and questionnaires which were distributed to small and medium-sized enterprises selected by the simple random sample.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: COBISS.RS-ID: 512278626
Uncontrolled Keywords: SMEs, permits, licenses, May 2011 commitment, Small and Medium Business Act
M Category: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
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Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2015 12:10
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2015 12:10
URI: http://ebooks.ien.bg.ac.rs/id/eprint/155

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