United Kingdom Survey of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises’ Finances

General Information

Data type Survey data: Longitudinal/panel/cohort
Country UK
Years 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009
Data depositor Fraser, S., University of Warwick. Warwick Business School. Centre for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Principal investigator Fraser, S., University of Warwick. Warwick Business School. Centre for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Analysis unit SMEs in the UK, with up to 250 employees
Spatial unit Standard Statistical Regions
Sampling method One-stage stratified or systematic random sample
Data collection method Telephone interview
Weight Yes
Access UK Data Service
Reference number SN 5326, 6049, 6314, 7385
Cost No
Available documentation http://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/?sn=7385&type=Data%20catalogue
Notes Survey of approximately 1,250 SMEs, including micro-businesses with 9 or fewer employees.

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 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