Small Business and Entrepreneurship
This section brings together theory and practice on entrepreneurship and starting and running a small business. You may also be interested in our Business & Intellectual Property Centre (BIPC), which offers advice and support to people starting or running their own small business in the London area.
Below are digital reports etc that are part of the MBS Portal. For much more digital and print content, please use the search box, right.
Growth Vouchers programme: a guide to choosing and managing a consultant
Guide for small businesses using the government's Growth Vouchers business support scheme covering how to work effectively with a consultant or advisor.
Supporting ethnic minority and female entrepreneurs
Ethnic minority businesses are estimated to contribute £25-£32 billion to the UK economy per year, and women-led enterprises contribute around £70 billion.
London business survey 2014: main findings
This report presents the main findings of the London Business Survey (LBS) 2014.
London business survey 2014: exports
This factsheet provides information on the export statistics from the London Business Survey (LBS) 2014 and accompanies the main report.
London business survey 2014: methodology report
The 2014 London Business Survey (LBS) is an innovative survey designed by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), on behalf of the London Enterprise Panel (LEP) and the Greater London Authority (GLA).
Quarterly survey of small business in Britain 2014 Q3
This survey of 225 small and medium businesses was conducted online in July and August 2014.
Innovation, entrepreneurship and knightian uncertainty
At any given point in time, the collection of assets existing in the economy is observable.