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The Microbusiness Research Portal provides a powerful source of research evidence for policy-makers, practitioners and varied organisations and a unique academic research resource for those interested in the characteristics, drivers, growth and development of microbusiness activity.

It exists to help users find the information and resources they need in an easy manner, providing clear information on key data sources and other related resources.

Our website provides a one-stop gateway for those seeking to develop research related to microbusiness. If you have any further data sources or research which could be included on this website, or any specific questions, please contact us.

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