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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.

Our picks

Growing your small business: the role of Business Schools and professional bodies

This report, produced jointly by CMI, CABS, QAA, the Small Business Charter and the Supper Club, explores how UK Business Schools and professional bodies can successfully engage with and support the growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), defined as businesses with up to 250 employees.

Enterprise bill: impact assessments: summary document

This impact assessment looks at all the measures in the Enterprise Bill and gives an assessment of the impact they will have on business.

A guide to future UK trade negotiations: for mid-sized businesses and SMEs

The UK’s vote to leave the EU means that business faces a prolonged period of uncertainty.

Business growth ambitions among SME leaders: changes over time and links to growth (final report)

This paper is a follow up to a report published in 2012 which examined the level and determinants of growth ambition amongst leaders of UK Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Business support helpline

This paper provides a better understanding of why a third (31%) of users contact the Business Support Helpline after accessing GOV.

UK testing ecosystem for connected and autonomous vehicles: call for evidence

The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) is helping to ensure that the UK remains a world leader in the research, development, demonstration, and deployment of connected and autonomous vehicle technologies.

EU product regulation: guidelines on the appointment of UK notified bodies

This guide describe the general requirements applying in the United Kingdom for the assessment and appointment of Notified Bodies under the Regulations listed below, which implement the provisions of the corresponding EU Directives in UK law.

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