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
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
VAT and Small Business
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