As the management of small and medium-sized enterprises is expected to become even more difficult due to the increase in the minimum wage from next month, a seminar was held to learn the know-how of negotiations for small and medium-sized enterprises to add prices to large business partners. rice field.

The minimum wage increase will be applied from next month onwards.

It is expected that small and medium-sized enterprises whose sales are declining due to the corona damage will have an increased burden of labor costs and will become even more difficult to manage.

In response to this, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry held a seminar for small and medium-sized enterprises to convey to large enterprises the know-how of negotiations to add the increase in labor costs to the price.

About 300 small and medium-sized enterprises participated in the seminar, and the lawyer in charge explained specific measures.

Among these, rules should be set in advance to raise prices when costs such as labor costs and raw material prices fluctuate above a certain level, the costs incurred should be analyzed in detail to show the rationale, and negotiations should be made to prevent buying. I showed you how to record the history of.

Participants commented that the transaction price was set arbitrarily in the industry and there was no environment for negotiations, but the lawyer advised that he should persistently appeal the need for price increases.

Next month, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry will investigate whether SMEs have been able to negotiate proper prices.