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Article

Kuura, Arvi, Blackburn, Robert A. and Lundin, Rolf A. (2013) Entrepreneurship and projects—Linking segregated communities. Scandinavian Journal of Management, ISSN (print) 0956-5221 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Lai, Yanqing, Saridakis, George and Blackburn, Robert (2013) Job stress in the United Kingdom: are small and medium-sized enterprises and large enterprises different? Stress and Health, ISSN (print) 1532-3005 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Blackburn, Robert A., Hart, Mark and Wainwright, Thomas (2013) Small business performance: business, strategy and owner-manager characteristics. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 20(1), pp. 8-27. ISSN (print) 1462-6004

Kitching, John, Kasperova, Eva, Blackburn, Robert and Collis, Jill (2011) Small wonder. CA Magazine, 115(1259), pp. 55-56. ISSN (print) 1352-9021

Blackburn, Robert (2011) Book Review of: 'Unmasking the entrepreneur' by Campbell Jones and Andre Spicer. Management Learning, 42(1), pp. 121-124. ISSN (print) 1350-5076

Storey, David J., Saridakis, George, Sen-Gupta , Sukanya, Edwards, Paul K. and Blackburn, Robert A. (2010) Linking HR formality with employee job quality: the role of firm and workplace size. Human Resource Management, 49(2), pp. 305-329. ISSN (print) 0090-4848

Brush, Candida G., Ceru, Dennis J. and Blackburn, Robert (2009) Pathways to entrepreneurial growth: the influence of management, marketing, and money. Business Horizons, 52(5), pp. 481-491. ISSN (print) 0007-6813

Blackburn, Robert and Kovalainen, Anne (2009) Researching small firms and entrepreneurship: past, present and future. International Journal of Management Reviews, 11(2), pp. 127-148. ISSN (print) 1460-8545

Blackburn, Robert A. and Smallbone, David (2008) Researching small firms and entrepreneurship in the UK: developments and distinctiveness. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 32(2), pp. 267-288. ISSN (print) 1042-2587

Revell, Andrea and Blackburn, Robert (2007) The business case for sustainability? An examination of small firms in the UK's construction and restaurant sectors. Business Strategy and the Environment, 16(6), pp. 404-420. ISSN (print) 0964-4733

Blackburn, Robert and Ram, Monder (2006) Fix or fixation? The contributions and limitations of entrepreneurship and small firms to combating social exclusion. Entrepreneurship & regional development, 18(1), pp. 73-89. ISSN (print) 0898-5626

Blackburn, Robert and Hart, Mark (2003) Employment rights in small firms: some new evidence, explanations and implications. Industrial Law Journal, 32(1), pp. 60-67. ISSN (print) 0305-9332

Stokes, David and Blackburn, Robert (2002) Learning the hard way: the lessons of owner-managers who have closed their businesses. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 9(1), pp. 17-27. ISSN (online) 1462-6004

Curran, James and Blackburn, Robert A. (2001) Older people and the enterprise society: age and self-employment propensities. Work, Employment & Society, 15(4), pp. 889-902. ISSN (print) 0950-0170

Perren, Lew, Berry, Aidan and Blackburn, Robert (2001) The UK small business research community and its publication channels: perceptions and ratings. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 8(1), pp. 76-90. ISSN (print) 1462-6004

Rutherfoord, Robert, Blackburn, Robert A. and Spence, Laura J. (2000) Environmental management and the small firm: an international comparison. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 6(6), pp. 310-326. ISSN (print) 1355-2554

Blackburn, Robert and Stokes, David (2000) Breaking down the barriers: using focus groups to research small and medium-sized enterprises. International Small Business Journal, 19(1), pp. 44-67. ISSN (print) 0266-2426

Blackburn, Robert and Athayde, Rosemary (2000) Making the connection: the effectiveness of internet training in small businesses. Education & Training, 42(4/5), pp. 289-298. ISSN (print) 0040-0912

Curran, James and Blackburn, Robert A. (2000) Panacea or white elephant? A critical examination of the proposed new small business service and response to the DTI consultancy paper. Regional Studies, 34(2), pp. 181-189. ISSN (print) 0034-3404

Kitching, John and Blackburn, Robert (1999) Management training and networking in the small and medium sized enterprises in three European regions: implications for business support. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 17(5), pp. 621-635. ISSN (print) 0263-774X

Kitching, John and Blackburn, Robert (1998) Intellectual property management in the small and medium enterprise (SME). Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 5(4), pp. 327-335. ISSN (print) 1462-6004

Abbott, Brian, Blackburn, Robert A. and Curran, James (1996) Local authority privatisation and markets for small businesses. Local Government Studies, 22(3), pp. 72-89. ISSN (print) 0300-3930

Blackburn, Robert (1990) Job quality in small businesses: electrical and electronic engineering firms in Dorset. Environment and Planning A, 22(7), pp. 875-892. ISSN (print) 0308-518X

Watkins, Trevor and Blackburn, Robert (1986) The role of marketing in the small firm: evidence from a regional survey. Market Intelligence & Planning, 4(4), pp. 26-38. ISSN (print) 0263-4503

Book

Welter, Friederike , Blackburn, Robert , Ljunggren, Elisabet and Åmo, Bjørn Willy, eds. (2013) Entrepreneurial business and society. Cheltenham, U.K. : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. 240p. (Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research) ISBN 9781782546016

Blackburn, Robert A. and Schaper, Michael T., eds. (2012) Government, SMEs and entrepreneurship development: policy, practice and challenges. Farnham, U.K. : Gower Publishing Limited. 310p. ISBN 9781409430353

Blackburn, Robert A. and Brush, Candida G., eds. (2008) Small business and entrepreneurship. London, UK : Sage Publications Ltd. 2248p. (Sage Library in Business and Management) ISBN 9781412934374

Blackburn, Robert, ed. (2003) Intellectual property and innovation management in small firms. London, UK : Routledge. 184p. (Routledge Studies in Small Business, no. 7) ISBN 9780415228848

Curran, James and Blackburn, Robert A. (2001) Researching the small enterprise. London, U.K. : SAGE Publications Ltd. 180p. ISBN 0761952950

North, Julian, Blackburn, Robert A. and Curran, James (1997) The quality business: quality issues in the smaller firm. London, U.K. : Routledge. 234p. (Routledge studies in small business) ISBN 9780415146081

Blackburn, Robert and Jennings, Peter, eds. (1996) Small firms: contributions to economic regeneration. London, U.K. : SAGE Publications Ltd. 176p. (National small firms' policy and research conferences) ISBN 9781853963391

Curran, James and Blackburn, Robert (1994) Small firms and local economic networks: the death of the local economy? London, U.K. : Paul Chapman. 210p. ISBN 1853962090

Book Section

Blackburn, Robert and Welter, Friederike (2014) From idea to publication: managing the research process. In: Fayolle, Alain and Wright, Mike, (eds.) How to get published in the best entrepreneurship journals: a guide to steer your academic career. Cheltenham, U.K. : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. pp. 72-93. ISBN 9781782540618

Smallbone, David, Roman, Zoltan and Blackburn, Robert (2011) SMEs and social dialogue in the new Europe: the case of Hungary. In: Welter, Friederike and Smallbone, David, (eds.) Handbook of research on entrepreneurship policies in Central and Eastern Europe. Cheltenham, U.K. : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited. pp. 65-82. ISBN 9781848440869

Xheneti, Mirela and Blackburn, Robert (2011) Small business and entrepreneurship (SBE): an analysis of publications and implications for the development of the field. In: Lee, Bill and Cassell, Catherine, (eds.) Challenges and controversies in management research. Abingdon, U.K. : Routledge. pp. 367-388. (Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies, no. 45) ISBN 9780415472173

Blackburn , Robert A. and Kasperova, Eva (2010) La contribuio de les petites i mitjanes empreses a l'ocupacio i al creixment. In: Font, Antoni Riera and Ripoll Penalva, Aina M. , (eds.) Informe economic i social de les Illes Balears 2009. Palma, Majorca : Caixa de Balears "SA NOSTRA". pp. 242-251. ISBN 9788492863099

Aaltonen, Satu, Blackburn, Robert and Heinonen, Jarna (2010) Exploring entrepreneurial exits: a study of individual exit experiences in Finland and the UK. In: Smallbone, David , Leitao, Joao , Raposo, Mario and Welter, Friederike, (eds.) The theory and practice of entrepreneurship. Cheltenham, U.K. : Edward Elgar. pp. 145-168. (Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research) ISBN 9781849803793

Smallbone, David, Ram, Monder, Deakins, David and Baldock, Robert (2008) Access to finance by ethnic minority businesses in the UK. In: Blackburn, Robert and Brush, Candida G, (eds.) Small business and entrepreneurship. London, U.K. : Sage Publications Ltd. (Sage Library in Business and Management) ISBN 9781412934374

Stokes, David and Blackburn, Robert (2008) Learning the hard way: the lessons of owner-managers who have closed their businesses. In: Blackburn, Robert and Brush, Candida G., (eds.) Small business and entrepreneurship. London, U.K. : Sage Publications Ltd. (Sage Library in Business and Management) ISBN 9781412934374

Smallbone, David and Welter, Friederike (2008) The distinctiveness of entrepreneurship in transition economies. In: Blackburn, Robert and Brush, Candida G., (eds.) Small business and entrepreneurship. London, U.K. : Sage Publications Ltd. (Sage Library in Business and Management) ISBN 9781412934374

Blackburn, Robert and Smallbone, David (2008) Small firms' strategic stickiness and the impact of state interventions. In: Barrett, Rowena and Mayson, Susan, (eds.) International handbook of entrepreneurship and HRM. Edward Elgar. pp. 305-325. (Elgar original reference) ISBN 9781845429263

Blackburn, Robert and Brush, Candida (2008) Editors' introduction. "Small business and entrepreneurship: convergence or divergence?". In: Blackburn, Robert and Brush, Candida, (eds.) Small business and entrepreneurship. London, U.K. : Sage Publications Ltd. pp. xxvii-lxvi. (SAGE library in business and management) ISBN 9781412934374

Blackburn, Robert (2008) Interviews - groups. In: Thorpe, Richard and Holt, Robin, (eds.) The Sage dictionary of qualitative management research. London : SAGE Publications Ltd. pp. 122-124. ISBN 9781412935289

Chell, Elizabeth (2008) The entrepreneurial personality: a few ghosts laid to rest? In: Blackburn, Robert A. and Brush, Candida G., (eds.) Small business and entrepreneurship. London, U.K. : Sage Publications Ltd. pp. 246-258. (Sage Library in Business and Management) ISBN 9781412934374

Blackburn, Robert, Edwards, Paul, Storey, David, Saridakis, George and Sen-Gupta, Sukanya (2007) The analysis of SMEs and some methodological challenges. In: Whitfield, Keith and Huxley, Katy, (eds.) Innovations in the 2004 Workplace Employment Relations Survey. Cardiff, UK : Cardiff University. pp. 119-145.

Blackburn, Robert and Hart, Mark (2005) Burden of employment regulation in small firms: hyperbole or reality? In: Gray, Colin and Bannock, Graham, (eds.) Government regulation and the small firm. Milton Keynes, UK : Open University Business School. pp. 53-58. (ISBE Policy Report 2005) ISBN 9780955162602

Hart, Mark and Blackburn, Robert (2004) Labour regulation and SMEs: a challenge to competitiveness and employability? In: Marlow, Susan , Patton, Dean and Ram, Monder, (eds.) Managing labour in small firms. London, UK : Routledge. pp. 133-158. (Routledge Studies in Small Business) ISBN 041531285X

Blackburn, Robert (2004) Researching the employment relationship in small firms: what are the contributions from the employment relations and small business literatures? In: Marlow, Susan , Patton, Dean and Ram, Monder, (eds.) Managing labour in small firms. London, UK : Routledge. pp. 43-65. (Routledge Studies in Small Business) ISBN 041531285X

Kitching, John and Blackburn, Robert A. (2003) Innovation, intellectual property and informality: implications for policy. In: Blackburn, Robert A., (ed.) Intellectual Property and Innovation Management in Small Firms. London, UK : Routledge. pp. 16-34. (Routledge Studies in Small Business) ISBN 9780415228848

Curran, James, Blackburn, Robert, Kitching, John and North, Julian (1997) Small firms and workforce training: some results, analysis and policy implications from a national survey. In: Ram, Monder , Deakins, David and Smallbone, David, (eds.) Small Firms: Enterprising Futures. London : Paul Chapman Publishing Ltd. pp. 90-101. ISBN 1853963755

Blackburn, Robert and Jennings, Peter (1996) Introduction: The contribution of small firms to economic regeneration. In: Blackburn, Robert and Jennings, Peter, (eds.) Small firms: contributions to economic regeneration. London, U.K. : SAGE Publications Ltd. pp. 1-11. (National small firms' policy and research conferences) ISBN 9781853963391

Abbott, Brian, Blackburn, Robert and Curran, James (1996) The privatisation of local authority services and market opportunities for small firms. In: Blackburn, Robert and Jennings, Peter, (eds.) Small firms: contributions to economic regeneration. London, U.K. : SAGE Publications Ltd. pp. 99-111. (National small firms' policy and research conferences) ISBN 9781853963391

Blackburn, Robert and Curran, James (1993) In search of spatial differences: evidence from a study of small service sector enterprises. In: Curran, James and Storey, David, (eds.) Small firms in urban and rural locations. London, U.K. : Routledge. pp. 164-193. ISBN 9780415100373

Curran, James and Blackburn, Robert A. (1993) Local economies and small firms: a view from the ground. In: Chittenden, Francis , Robertson, Martyn and Watkins, David, (eds.) Small Firms: Recession and Recovery. London, U.K. : Paul Chapman. pp. 94-112. ISBN 185396249X

Blackburn, Robert and Curran, James (1993) The future of the small firm: attitudes of young people to entrepreneurship. In: Atkin, Roderick , Chell, Elizabeth and Mason, Colin, (eds.) New Directions in Small Business Research. Aldershot, U.K. : Avebury. pp. 1-17. ISBN 185628378X

Blackburn, Robert (1992) Small firms and subcontracting: what is it and where? In: Leighton, Patricia and Felstead, Alan, (eds.) The new entrepreneurs: self-employment and small business in Europe. London, U.K. : Kogan Page. pp. 305-321. ISBN 9780749403591

Conference or Workshop Item

Wainwright, Thomas, Kibler, Ewald, Blackburn, Robert and Kautonen, Teemu (2011) Who are you calling old?: revisiting notions of age and ability amongst older entrepreneurs. In: 34th Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Annual Conference: Sustainable futures: enterprising landscapes and communities ; 9-10 Nov 2011, Sheffield, U.K.. ISBN 9781900862233

Kibler, Ewald, Wainwright, Tom, Kautonen, Teemu and Blackburn, Robert (2011) (Work)Life after work: understanding barriers to older entrepreneurship in London. In: 56th Annual ICSB World Conference; 15 - 18 June 2011, Stockholm, Sweden.

Kibler, Ewald, Wainwright, Thomas, Kautonen, Teemu and Blackburn, Robert (2011) (Work) life after work: understanding barriers to older entrepreneurship in London. In: The 2nd Annual Faculty of Business and Law Conference: Emerging Issues in Business and Law; 10 May 2011, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Blackburn, Robert and Wainwright, Thomas (2011) The year ahead: a view from Britain's small businesses. In: BIS Presentation; 21 Jan 2011, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Wainwright, Thomas, Kibler, Ewald, Blackburn, Robert and Kautonen, Teemu (2011) Exploring social barriers to older self-employment. In: RENT XXV: Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business: 25th Anniversary Conference; 16-18 Nov 2011, Bodo, Norway.

Blackburn, Robert, Tanewski, George and Carey, Peter (2010) Advice seeking strategies: entrepreneurs' and accountants' perspectives. In: RENT XXIV: Research in entrepreneurship and small business; 17 - 20 Nov 2010, Maastricht, Holland.

Blackburn, Robert (2010) SME development issues in Europe. In: 7th SMEs in a global economy conference: challenges and prospects; 15 - 17 Oct 2010, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Blackburn, Robert, Carey, Peter and Tanewski, George A. (2010) The role of trust, relationships and professional ethics in the supply of external business advice by accountants to SMEs. In: 15th Banking and Finance Conference,Australia's Financial Institutions in Transition; 30 Sep - 01 Oct 2010, Melbourne, Australia. (Unpublished)

Xheneti, Mirela and Blackburn, Robert (2010) Small business and entrepreneurship (SBE): an analysis of publications and implications for the development of the field. In: Rencontres de St-Gall 2010: Strategic Entrepreneurship � The Promise for Future Entrepreneurship, Family Business and SME Research?; 06 - 08 Sep 2010, St Gallen, Switzerland. ISBN 9783906541273

Blackburn, Robert, Carey, Peter and Tanewski, George A. (2010) The role of trust, relationships and professional ethics in the supply of external business advice by accountants to SMEs. In: 50th AFAANZ Conference; 04 - 06 Jul 2010, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Blackburn, Robert and Brush, Candida (2009) Understanding the challenges to growth in entrepreneurial firms: cases from the UK and USA. In: RENT XXIII Conference: Entrepreneurial Growth of the Firm; 19-20 Nov 2009, Budapest, Hungary.

Blackburn, Robert and Smallbone, David (2009) Mainstreaming local or targeted business support initiatives. In: 56th International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World Conference 2009: The Dynamism of Small Business: Theory, Practice, and Policy; 21-24 Jun 2009, Seoul, Korea.

Heinonen, Jarna, Aaltonen, Satu and Blackburn, Robert (2008) Business exit as a learning experience: a study of individual experiences in Finland and the UK. In: RENT XXII Conference: Entrepreneurship as an Engine for Regional Development ; 20-21 Nov 2008, Covilhã, Portugal.

Blackburn, Robert, Kitching, John, Smallbone, David, Bednall, T. and Pardo, A. (2008) Community-based business advice: evidence, practice and sustainability. In: 31st Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Conference: International Entrepreneurship - promoting excellence in education, research and practice ; 5-7 Nov 2008, Belfast, U.K. ISBN 9781900862080

Blackburn, Robert and Conway, Clifford (2008) Clusters in the new media industry: relevant model or artifact? In: Rencontres de St-Gall 2008: Innovation, competitiveness, growth and tradition in SMEs; 1-3 Sep 2008, St Gallen, Switzerland.

Storey, D.J., Saridakis, George, Sen-Gupta, S., Edwards, P.K. and Blackburn, Robert (2008) An examination of employee job quality by workplace size. In: Ciclo de Conferencias Bancaja Jóvenes Emprendedores 2008: Ponentes internacionales expertos.; 21-24 Jul 2008, Valencia, Spain.

Blackburn, Robert, Hart, Mark and Kitching, John (2008) Growth challenges for SMEs: a UK-US comparative study. In: Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) / Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Seminar: SME Growth; 17 Jul 2008, London, U.K.

Kitching, John, Hart, Mark, Wilson, Nicholas and Blackburn, Robert (2008) Does regulation promote small business performance? A critical realist informed approach. In: 31st Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Conference: International Entrepreneurship - promoting excellence in education, research and practice ; 5-7 Nov 2008, Belfast, U.K. ISBN 9781900862080

Blackburn, Robert (2006) Understanding the relationship between regulation and entrepreneurs: different methods, different understandings. In: Understanding the Regulatory Climate for Entrepreneurship and SMEs: Rencontres de St-Gall 2006; 18-21 Sep 2006, Wildhus, Switzerland. ISBN 9783906541242

Blackburn, Robert, Smallbone, David and Hart, Mark (2005) Exploring the unforeseen effects of regulation on small firms. In: 28th Institute for Small Business and Entreprenuership (ISBE) Conference: Illuminating Entrepreneurship - the theory and practice of enterprise creation and development; 01 - 03 Nov 2005, Blackpool, U.K..

Blackburn, Robert and Hart, Mark (2005) Understanding business performance: exploring the relative contribution of context, strategy and owner managers' characteristics. In: 50th International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World Conference 2005; 15 - 18 Jun 2005, Washington D.C., U.S.. (Unpublished)

Blackburn, Robert, Smallbone, David and Odammten, Thomas (2005) Reaching the parts that other policies have failed to reach? Developing ethnic minority business support in the UK through increasing engagement with minority communities. In: 50th International Council for Small Business (ICSB) World Conference 2005; 15 - 18 Jun 2005, Washington D.C., U.S.. (Unpublished)

Stokes, David and Blackburn, Robert (2002) Revolving doors or one-way exits? What happens to owners that close their business. In: 25th ISBA National Small Firms Policy and Research Conference: Competing Perspectives of Small Business and Entrepreneurship; 13 - 15 Nov 2002, Brighton, U.K.. ISBN 1901177971

Wilson, Nicholas C., Stokes, David and Blackburn, Robert (2002) Risk capital and the small music business: determinants of investment from an institutionalist perspective. In: 25th ISBA National Small Firms Policy and Research Conference: Competing Perspectives of Small Business and Entrepreneurship; 13 - 15 Nov 2002, Brighton, U.K.. ISBN 1901177971

Blackburn, Robert (2002) Small businesses in the UK: from hard times to great expectations. In: The 22nd Japanese Annual Small Business Society (JASBS) National Annual Conference: Reexamination of existence based SMEs; Oct 2002, Kawasaki City, Japan.

Blackburn, Robert and Hart, Mark (2001) Ignorance is bliss, knowledge is blight? Employment rights and small firms. In: 24th ISBA National Small Firms Policy & Research Conference: Exploring the Frontiers of Small Business; 14 - 16 Nov 2001, Hinckley, U.K.. ISBN 190086245X

Kitching, John and Blackburn, Robert (2000) Much ado about nothing? Small rural enterprises and the national minimum wage. In: 23rd ISBA National Small Firms Policy and Research Conference - Small Firms: Adding the Spark; 15 - 17 Nov 2000, Aberdeen, U.K..

Perren, Lew, Berry, Aidan and Blackburn, Robert (2000) The UK small business academic community and its publication channels: perceptions and ratings. In: 23rd ISBA National Small Firms Policy and Research Conference - Small Firms: Adding the Spark; 15 - 17 Nov 2000, Aberdeen, U.K..

Curran, James and Blackburn, Robert (1999) A critical examination of the proposed SBS. In: ISBA Small Firms Policy Forum; Oct 1999, London, U.K..

Kitching, John and Blackburn, Robert (1997) Management training for SMEs: a comparative study of three European regions. In: 20th ISBA National Small Firms Policy and Research Conference; November 1997, Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Unpublished)

Monograph

Jordan, E., Thomas, A.P., Kitching, J.W. and Blackburn, R.A. (2014) Employment regulation. Part B: Employer perceptions of maternity and paternity leave and flexible working arrangements. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. 82 p.

Blackburn, Robert and Giudici, Alessandro (2013) The lost art of loyalty: a key to business growth. (Technical Report) London: U.K. : Barclays Bank/Kingston University. 11 p.

Jordan, E., Thomas, A.P., Kitching, J.W. and Blackburn, R.A. (2013) Employment regulation. Part A: Employer perceptions and the impact of employment regulation. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. 69 p. (Employment Relations Research Series, no. 123)

Blackburn, Robert (2012) Export to expand: the key to small business growth in the UK. (Technical Report) London, U.K. : Barclays. 12 p.

Blackburn, Robert, Liukkonen, Paula and Alasoini, Tuomo (2012) Research programme on business know-how (LIIKE2) 2006–2009: evaluation report. (Project Report) Helsinki, Finland : Academy of Finland. 37 p. (Publications of the Academy of Finland, no. 5/12) ISBN 9789517158336

Blackburn, Robert (2012) Segmenting the SME market and implications for service provision: a literature review. (Technical Report) London, UK : Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service. 35 p. ISBN 9781908370204

Kibler, Ewald, Wainwright, Thomas, Kautonen, Teemu and Blackburn, Robert (2012) (Work)life after work?: Older entrepreneurship in London – motivations and barriers. (Project Report) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Kingston Business School, Kingston University. ISBN 9781902425092

Pleasence, Pascoe, Balmer, Nigel J., Blackburn, Robert and Wainwright, Thomas (2012) A framework for benchmarking small business consumers’ need for and use of legal services: a report to the Legal Services Board. (Technical Report) Cambridge, U.K. : PPSR. 161 p.

Kitching, John, Kasperova, Eva, Blackburn, Robert and Collis, Jill (2011) Small company abbreviated accounts: a regulatory burden or a vital disclosure? (Project Report) Edinburgh, U.K. : Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. 68 p. ISBN 9781904574804

Blackburn, Robert and Wainwright, Thomas (2010) The year ahead: a view from Britain's small businesses. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Barclays Bank PLC. 24 p.

Blackburn, Robert and Jarvis, Robin (2010) The role of small and medium practices in providing business support to small- and medium-sized enterprises. (Project Report) New York, USA : International Federation of Accountants. 32 p. ISBN 9781608150649

Blackburn, Robert, Carey, Peter and Tanewski, George A. (2010) Business advice to SMEs: professional competence, trust and ethics. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. 40 p. (ACCA Research Report, no. 119) ISBN 9781859084656

Blackburn, Robert and Wainwright, Thomas (2010) The eXport factor: British SMEs' approach to doing business overseas. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Barclays. 6 p.

Parkes, Richard, Gracie, Anita, Smith, Laura, Blackburn, Robert and South, Rachael (2009) Survey of Londoners who recently set up their own businesses. (Other) London, U.K. : Prevista. 38 p.

Kitching, John, Blackburn, Robert, Smallbone, David and Dixon, Sarah (2009) Business strategies and performance during difficult economic conditions. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS). 77 p.

Blackburn, Robert, Kitching, John, Hart, Mark, Brush, Candida and Ceru, Dennis (2008) Growth challenges for small and medium-sized enterprises: a UK-US comparative study. (Technical Report) London, UK : Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. 90 p.

Anyadike-Danes, Michael, Athayde, Rosemary, Blackburn, Robert, Hart, Mark, Kitching, John, Smallbone, David and Wilson, Nick (2008) The impact of regulation on small business performance: report for the Enterprise Directorate of BERR. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. 138 p.

Blackburn, Robert, Hyde, Richard, Kitching, John and Smallbone, David (2007) Supporting inclusion in enterprise development: final report. (Project Report) Kingston upon Thames, Surrey : Small Business Research Centre, Kingston University. 56 p.

Blackburn, Robert A. and Smallbone, David (2007) From the margins to the mainstream: the development of research on small business and entrepreneurship in the UK. (Other) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Kingston Business School, Kingston University. 62 p. ISBN 9781902425061

Blackburn, Robert, Eadson, William, Lefebvre, Rock and Gans, Philip (2006) SMEs, regulation and the role of the accountant. (Technical Report) London, UK : ACCA. 72 p. ISBN 1859084303

Blackburn, Robert A., Hart , Mark, Smallbone, David, Kitching, John, Eadson, William and Bannon, Kristy (2005) Analysis of the impact of the tax system on the cash flow of small businesses: a report for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). (Other) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Kingston Business School, Kingston University. 171 p. ISBN 1872058833

Smallbone, David, Kitching, John, Hyde, Richard and Blackburn, Robert (2005) Improving access to business advice in rural areas: an evaluation. (Project Report) London, UK : Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. 93 p.

Revell, Andrea and Blackburn, Robert (2004) SMEs and their response to environmental issues in the UK. (Other) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Kingston Business School, Kingston University. 78 p. ISBN 1872058736

Athayde, Rosemary, Blackburn, Robert, Hart, Mark and Kitching, John (2003) Working families' tax credit and disabled person's tax credit: the views, attitudes and experiences of employers. (Project Report) Kingston upon Thames, UK : Kingston Business School, Kingston University. 84 p. ISBN 1904983014

Kitching, John and Blackburn, Robert (2002) The nature of training and motivation to train in small firms. (Other) London, UK : Department for Education and Skills. 99 p. ISBN 1841856843

Blackburn, Robert and Hart, Mark (2002) Small firms' awareness and knowledge of individual employment rights. (Technical Report) London, UK : Department of Trade and Industry. 94 p.

Stokes, David and Blackburn, Robert (2001) Opening up business closures: a study of businesses that close and owners' exit routes : a research report for HSBC. (Other) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Kingston Business School, Kingston University. 80 p. ISBN 9781902425047

Curran, James, Blackburn, Robert, Kitching, John and North, Julian (1996) Establishing small firms' training practices, needs, difficulties and use of industry training organisations. (Project Report) London, UK : HMSO. 69 p. ISBN 9780112709626

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