Understanding Small Business Growth 2015

The ERCs Inaugural Academic research conference took place at Aston Business School on  – Wednesday February 11th 2015 giving attending delegates an opportunity to hear about the latest small business research from the Enterprise Research Centre alongside its international partners . Attended by  analysts working in small business policy and support organisations and academics with… Read more

FSB Local Business Support Report

FSB release new report  on Local Business Support . ERC has worked closely with the Federation of Small Businesses to provide the evidence underpinning a new report published today.  Aimed at the Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs),  ‘A new design: making local support work for business’ reveals that current support is often ineffective, holding back the… Read more

Special ERC Issue: International Small Business Journal

The work of the Enterprise Research Centre  features in a Special Issue of the International Small Business Journal ‘Building the evidence base for SME growth policy’ In this special issue the ERC aim to identify those areas in which solid evidence does exist and highlight remaining gaps in the evidence base. Articles focus on five key… Read more