Andrew Henley

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Andrew Henley is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Economics at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. He has published extensively on self-employment, small business growth and leadership, and on regional development. He is currently a member of the team delivering the ESRC’s Productivity Insights Network

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Biography

Andrew Henley is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Economics at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. He has published extensively on self-employment, small business growth and leadership, and on regional development. He is currently a member of the team delivering the ESRC’s Productivity Insights Network

Research Paper

Management capability, business support and the performance of micro-businesses in the UK. Research Paper 68

This report documents analysis from Waves 1 and 2 of the UK Longitudinal Small Business Survey, focused on the subsample of sole-proprietorships and micro-businesses (less than 10 employees), comprising 3,882 businesses. The report is specifically concerned with the impact of business planning, support and advice on performance outcomes. Performance is captured by indicators of innovation propensity, exporting propensity and intensity and turnover per employee (productivity) and in turn innovation and exporting are conceptualised as feeding into productivity performance.

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