As a UK-based entrepreneur and business owner, I would like to invite you to participate in a research study from the University of Portsmouth. There are 36 questions which should take around 10-12 minutes to complete. If you are unclear about any of the information below, please contact me on to clarify.

Study Summary

The objective of this study is to understand whether entrepreneurship contributes to well-being and the circumstances under which it does so. It aims to inform government policy as to the circumstances under which entrepreneurs succeed best. 

  • I understand that my participation in this study is completely voluntary.
  • I understand that I do not have to answer all the questions (although incomplete answers may invalidate the researcher's ability to use the data to full effect).
  • I understand I can withdraw from the study at any time up until one month after the data is collected.
  • I understand there is no funding for my time to complete this survey.
  • I understand that the information I give will be kept securely and not used for longer than is necessary in line with UK data protection laws.
  • I understand that my personal data will be kept in confidence and will not be shared with third parties.
  • I understand that the results of this study may be published and / or presented at meetings or academic conferences and may be provided to research commissioners, funders or government bodies. I give my permission for my anonymous data, which does not identify me, to be disseminated in this way.
  • I understand that this survey is for UK-based entrepreneurs and if I am not a UK business owner I must not complete the survey.
  • I understand that by proceeding with this questionnaire, I am agreeing to these outlined terms.