Research and analysis

Small and medium-sized businesses: how ambition affects growth

A second report on how ambition affects business performance, and how ambitions may change over time.


Business growth ambitions amongst SMEs: changes over time and links to growth (interim report) - BIS research paper 215

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This report adds to the findings of the 2012 report on ambition in small and medium-sized businesses.

It explains:

  • the relationship between ambition and business performance
  • how ambitions change over time
  • why ambitions change
Published 3 March 2015