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Welcome to the Microbusiness Research Portal. A one stop gateway to information and research related to microbusiness

Here you can find:

  • Details of all UK data sources related to microbusiness both registered and unregistered
  • Information on a wide range of research publications and resources on microbusiness
  • News and events relevant to researchers, policy makers and practitioners interested in microbusiness growth and development

Recent News

We need to rethink workers’ rights in today’s gig economy

The Guardian, 30th November, 2016. Theresa May has asked Matthew Taylor to lead a review of modern employment. The fast-changing... Read more...

Recent Blog

The Business Population Estimates need a more practical way of accounting for self-employment

Self-employment and the fuzzy border between what is work and what is enterprise is back in the news, and the... Read more...