Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2014
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Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2014

An OECD Scoreboard

Start-ups and small firms continue to face significant obstacles to fulfilling their potential to innovate, grow and create jobs, particularly when it comes to obtaining access to finance. With its 13 core indicators of debt, equity and general market conditions, complemented by a review of government policy measures, Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2014: An OECD Scoreboard documents these financing difficulties and monitors trends in 31 countries, along with government policy responses to deal with these challenges.
 

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There are roughly one million enterprises in the Czech Republic, most of them are SMEs with less than 250 employees (99.9% of all enterprises as of 2010), employing almost 2.5 million people (69.9% of Czech Republic’s workforce). The bulk of them are micro firms (95.8% of SMEs). Sole-traders without employees (self-employed individuals) represent a significant segment of business entities.

 
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