April 2019 Press Coverage

The Aston Angle. 01.04.2019 Does firm-level jobs data show a ‘canary in the mine’ for the UK economy?  Irish times 03.04.2019 Majority of small businesses not interested in scaling  The Independent 03.04.2019 Big ideas: Small Irish businesses more innovative than UK and US counterparts Irish Examiner 03.04.2019 Small business ‘content with size’ Irish Examiner 03.04.2019… Read more

March 2019 Press Coverage

The Telegraph: 05/03/2019 How well do SMEs budget for technology? Reuters : 11/03/2019 Pre-recession signals lurk in the UK jobs data- research New York times : 11/03/2019 Pre-recession signals lurk in the UK jobs data- research The Aston Angle : 22/03/2019 Does firm-level jobs data show a ‘canary in the mine’ for the UK economy… Read more

February 2019 Press Coverage

Real Business: 11/02/2019 Are business survival statistics relevant? Telegraph: 15/02/2019 How fintech is transforming small businesses  

January 2019 Press coverage

Forbes.com: 14/01/2019 You’re not a Mumpreneur, just an Entrepreneur  Personneltoday.com: 22/01/2019 High-growth firms crowd out competition for talent The Times: 22/01/2019 Fast growing firms ‘hoovering up jobs’ from local rivals  

Spin-outs and the great university challenge

ERC research cited in article by James Hurley in the Times,  September 10th  2018. A 2015 study into spin-outs by the Enterprise Research Centre found that for the “majority of academic founders” there were “significant tensions” between their commitments to university academic work and the demands of the embryonic company. Research paper No 35:  Profiling UK… Read more

ERC Conference & UK Growth Dashboard 2018 Press Coverage.

Financial Times Brexit casts shadow over Northern Ireland small business boom Yorkshire Post Small firms show better productivity gains BBC News (Scotland) ‘Fear of heights’ holds back Scottish businesses The Times (Scotland) Small Scottish businesses lag behind the rest of the UK BBC News ( Scotland ) Blog – Douglas Fraser In search of the… Read more

Unlocking UK Productivity

Press Coverage ERC Published on November 16th 2015, the report was co-authored by Enterprise Research Centre, Goldman Sachs and British Business Bank. Economic Voice 16/11/2015 New report finds smaller businesses are key to solving UK’s ‘productivity gap’ Economic Voice 16/11/2015 SME growth ambition key to UK productivity puzzle Economic Voice 16/11/2015 Small businesses might be… Read more