Invitation

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 giselle.goodwin@myport.ac.uk 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. 

Consent
  • 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.

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