Small Business Survey

General Information

Data type Survey data
Country UK
Years 2010, 2012
Data depositor Office for National Statistics
Principal investigator Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Analysis unit Small and Medium sized enterprises in the UK employing less than 250 people in 2010 - 2012
Spatial unit UK regions
Sampling method One-stage stratified or systematic random sample
Data collection method Telephone interview
Weight Yes
Access UK Data Service
Reference number SN 6856
Cost No
Available documentation http://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/?sn=6856&type=Data%20catalogue
Notes

Variable Information - About the business

Number of employees in business Yes
Legal status of business Yes
VAT registration status Yes
Annual turnover Yes
Type of business Both
Number of clients No
Home based Yes
Home-based measurement 1 Yes, No, Refused
Survey Response items 1 Is your main business or work premises also your home?
Home-based measurement 2 Yes, No, Refused
Survey Response items 2 Do you personally work from home at least one day a week on average?

Variable Information - About the owner

Self employed Yes
Employee director No
Employs others No
Subcontractor No