• 1.Introduction
  • 2.Defining Regulation
  • 3.The Regulation Debate
  • 4.The Impact of Regulation on Small Business Performance: the.Evidence Base
  • 5.Business Owners’ Perceptions of Regulation as a ‘Business Burden’
  • 6.Regulation and Compliance Costs
  • 7.Impact on Decision-Making and Competitiveness
  • 8.Summary
  • 9.References