Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprise Finance Monitor

General Information

Data type Survey data
Country UK
Years 2011-2015
Data depositor BDR Continental
Principal investigator BDRC Continental
Analysis unit UK SMEs with up to 250 employees
Spatial unit CountriesGovernment Office RegionsPostcode (Area)
Sampling method Quota sample
Data collection method Telephone interview
Weight Yes
Access UK Data Service
Reference number SN 6888
Cost No
Available documentation
Notes The survey explores demand for external funding amongst SMEs and the response to requests for funding made to banks in the last 12 months. Survey consists of 5,000 telephone interviews conducted per quarter, across the UK, to a sample of SMEs, including micro-businesses, structured by size, sector and region.

Variable Information - About the business

Number of employees in business Yes
Legal status of business Yes
VAT registration status No
Annual turnover Yes
Type of business Not specified
Number of clients No
Home based No
Home-based measurement 1
Survey Response items 1
Home-based measurement 2
Survey Response items 2

Variable Information - About the owner

Self employed Yes
Employee director Yes
Employs others Yes
Subcontractor No