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Governments and Small Business



April 1989 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This major contribution to the growing literature on small business discusses policies in EU member states as well as those in the USA, Japan and other countries.

Written in non-technical language and assuming no prior knowledge, Governments and Small Business will interest and challenge everyone in government and the professions.

 
PART ONE: THE ROLE OF SMALL BUSINESS
Alan Peacock
Introduction
 
Changing Viewpoints
 
Small Firms as Exporters
 
New Business Formation, Unemployment and the Role of Small Business in Economic Growth
 
Britain in the 1980's, Enterprise Reborn?
 
PART TWO: TAXATION
 
Tax Reform and Small Firms
An Impossible Dream? A Global Perspective

 
 
VAT and Small Business
European Experience and Implications for North America

 
 
The Compliance Costs of VAT for Smaller Firms in Britain and Germany
 
PART THREE: REGULATION
 
Social Legislation and its Impact on Employment in SMES
 
Removing Government Burdens on Smaller Enterprises

'This book is required reading for students of small business economics especially those who wish to advocate a policy programme designed to support and expand the small business sector' - Small Business Economics

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ISBN: 9781853960352
£59.00