Research and analysis: Small business growth: impacts of regulation – case studies from North West England


This paper consists of 8 cases studies of SMBs operating in the North West region of England. It looks at what it means for SMBs to be growth-oriented and how these businesses are affected by regulation. Some of the main findings cover:

  • costs of regulation
  • most burdensome areas of law
  • effects of enforcement
  • impact of regulation on growth

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