Social Capital and Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Performance

General Information

Data type Survey data
Country UK
Years 2000-2002
Data depositor Clifton, N.C., Cardiff University. Centre for Advanced Studies
Principal investigator Cooke, P.N., Cardiff University. Centre for Advanced Studies, Clifton, N.C., Cardiff University. Centre for Advanced Studies
Analysis unit Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in the UK, with under 200 employees, during 2000-2002. Respondents were predominantly owner-managers.
Spatial unit Standard Statistical Regions
Sampling method Multi-stage stratified random sample
Data collection method Face-to-face interview; Telephone interview; Postal survey
Access UK Data Service
Reference number SN 4605
Cost No
Available documentation
Notes Potentially useful information for research on micro-business owners/directors.

Variable Information - About the business

Number of employees in business No
Legal status of business No
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 No
Employee director Yes
Employs others No
Subcontractor No