Research and analysis
Small Business Survey 2012: SME Employers
Report of the 2012 survey of small business performance and the factors that affect this.
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A large-scale representative telephone survey of business owners and managers in the UK.
Small Business Survey (SBS) 2012 is the latest survey in a series that is now undertaken every two years. This report documents the findings for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with employees.
It provides details of small business performance and the factors that affect this under the following headings:
- profile of businesses
- business performance
- business capability
- access to finance
- obstacles to business success
- business support.
See also the SBS survey 2012 report for Businesses With No Employees.