Employee well-being, mental health and productivity in Midlands firms:
The employer perspective
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ERC Research Report
Covid19: Critique and Proposals to Develop More Comprehensive and Inclusive Support for the SelfEmployed
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Funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, the ERC is the UK’s leading centre of excellence for research into the growth, innovation and productivity of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Our research helps shape better policies and practices that enable SMEs to thrive.
A new research report The UK Mid Market: Pivoting to Growth’ (2014) by Professor Stephen Roper with GE Capital emphasises the strong growth orientation of UK mid-market firms and their optimism for growth over the next year. UK mid-market firms anticipate output growth of 6 per cent over the next year with exports growing 8 per cent.
Google’s setting up of a European venture capital fund is good news for the continent’s high-tech start-ups, now we just need to grow them into giants like Facebook, writes Director of ERC Professor Stephen Roper.