Unlocking Opportunity: The value of ethnic minority firms to UK economic activity and enterprise

Ethnic minority businesses contribute a staggering £25 billion to the UK economy but many are being held back by barriers which hinder their growth. In our latest report for the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), we are calling on the Government for greater support.

Read the full report here


Productivity and Job Quality in SMEs 10th June2

Productivity and the Quality of Jobs in Small Firms: Putting Research into Practice, 10th June 2019

Aston University’s Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority entrepreneurship (CREME) and Aston Centre for Growth (ACG) co-hosted a workshop titled ‘Productivity and the Quality of Jobs in Small firms’ on 10th June at the Aston Campus. This event was organised by the ‘Working Life Engagement and Improvement Group’ (WLEIG), comprising leading academic researchers with an interest in impactful research; it was co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.

Other past events

  • Inclusive Access to Finance for Enterprise took place on the 26th of October 2018

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