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References to books, journal articles, reports, websites, datasets, sound recordings, videos, theses and other resources from the British Library's collections. Some full text materials available - mostly open access working papers and other reports.
The department offers a range of Statistical Data. See also the policy area for Business Enterprise and Research and Development, which looks at Innovation and the non-departmental body Innovate UK which works alongside the Dept. The Community Innovation Survey provides useful statistics on UK small business innovation. Past SME's statistics from the previous Department for Business, Innovation and Skills are also available.
UK data series, formerly known as Business start-ups & closures. Data from 1980- onwards. ONS statistics are derived from the Inter-Departmental Business Register (IDBR). This data is confidential, but tailored statistics can be requested from it through ONS
Non-profit organisation in Washington DC, led by Zoltan Acs to promote entrepreneurship in economic development. The Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI) developed by Zoltan Acs & Laszlo Szerb attempts to measure national differences in entrepreneurism between countries.
Organisation established in 1999 by London Business School & Babson College. Researches the state of entrepreneurship across a wide range of countries & makes freely available highly useful datasets, national & global reports.
Aims to disseminate best practice initiatives to promote entrepreneurship, SME growth and local economic development. Annual publication: Entrepreneurship at a glance- offers free access to data. See also OECD Data - Innovation & Technology.
Data for the United States. Preceeded by the Survey of Industrial Research & Development (1953-2007). Specifically for small business there is the new Survey of Microbusiness Innovation Science & Technology (2016-)
Independent body promoting innovation in the UK. Free access to its publications. See its Business Incubators & Accelerators report, and State of Small Business report and graphics based on data 2013-2016 (maps small business to local district/borough level).
Annual research by respected Thomson Reuters using patent & citation data to produce rankings of most innovative companies (2011-). See also the Reuters report on the World's most innovative universities.