Research and analysis

Small Business Survey 2016: businesses with employees

Findings of the Small Business Survey 2016 on the performance of small and medium-sized businesses with employees.


Longitudinal Small Business Survey 2016: SME employers - data


This is one of our Small Business Survey (SBS) reports. It provides the findings for businesses with employees in 2016.

The report provides details of business performance and the factors that affect this performance. It includes data on:

  • performance in terms of employment and turnover
  • ambition and expectations of future performance
  • access to finance
  • use of business support
  • capabilities
  • obstacles to business success

See all Small Business Survey reports for 2016.

Published 5 July 2017