Our work on Local Government Finance is split into two areas, the Fairer Funding campaign and a financial analysis of local authority budgets.
The Federation of Small Businesses produce a Quarterly Voice of Small Business Index, a report that looks at capacity levels, employment, revenues and the confidence of small firms (http://www.fsb.org.uk/small-business-index). The Index is created from the views of small firms from the FSB survey panel. The attached MS Excel spreadsheet is an RSN developed analysis of their survey results for LEP areas for the quarters ending February 2012, May 2012, August 2012, November 2012, February 2013 and May 2013.
RSN developed analysis of The Federation of Small Businesses 'Quarterly Voice of Small Business Index survey results.' This analysis provides an insight into rural and urban areas for the quarters ending May 2012, August 2012, November 2012, February 2013 and May 2013.
This analysis studies the importance of the pub industry to rural authorities