National Situations: Portugal

RENEWALS : Lessons learnt & Deliverables – December 2013

PME, reestruturação, inovações e diálogo social - policy paper 1, portuguese version.
Tradução: Raquel Rego. Translation : Raquel REGO. Traduction : Raquel REGO.

Restructuring in public services : crisis, social dialogue and Renewals - policy paper 2, english version.

Our publications about Portugal


Portugal – Campaign raises awareness on the importance of timely payment

June 25, 2015

The Portuguese Association of Christian Managers and Entrepreneurs (ACEGE) has launched the campaign «Commitment timely payment», counting on the support of public and private agencies like the public agency for the development of SMEs (IAPMEI) and the Portuguese Entrepreneurial Confederation (CIP). Based on recent studies conclusions which estimate that about 75% of Portuguese companies have […]


Portugal – International seminar in Lisbon on restructuring and the crisis

March 19, 2015

On the 27 March 2015, the Portuguese office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation together with the Research Centre of Economic and Organizational Sociology (SOCIUS) of the School of Economics and Management (ISEG), from the Lisbon University, organise an international seminar entitled Corporate Restructuring in Europe: what changed with the crisis? The seminar, supported by the […]


Portugal – Employer confederation organizes conference on restructuring

March 6, 2015

On the 25 February 2015, the main employer Portuguese confederation, CIP, together with the Catholic University have organized a conference on restructuring of companies in a difficult economic situation. Further information can be consulted here:


Portugal – Companies with unpaid wages prevented from running for European funds

February 19, 2015

The Portuguese government has accepted the suggestion of the main union confederation, CGTP-IN, and will prevent companies with unpaid wages from running for European funds. Further information may be found here:


Portugal – Enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs

January 8, 2015

In December 2014, the Program Portugal 2020 was approved. One of the priorities of the thematic Operational Programme “Competitiveness and Internationalization” is the enhancement of the competitveness os Portuguese SMEs. Further details may be found here: