Survey explores key entrepreneurial insights

LEADING entrepreneurs from across the Midlands still have time to take a major new survey by Ernst & Young exploring what makes the brightest business minds tick. has teamed up with Ernst & Young to promote and celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of the region and share insights into the opportunities and challenges entrepreneurs are facing.

The survey takes a maximum of two minutes to complete and its findings will be shared with other entrepreneurs so that knowledge can be shared for the benefit of the economy.

Entrepreneurs are being called upon to give their view on topics including the entrepreneurial environment, national and overseas trade and innovation and change.

Respondents are also being asked to name the key attributes needed to be a successful entrepreneur.

Adrian Roberts, partner and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year leader in the Midlands, said: “As a global leader in advising and recognising entrepreneurs, we will add local insights to our extensive experience of working with the world’s most dynamic and ambitious companies.

“Growth is hard to come by, as businesses battle increased economic volatility, global power shifts, and new ways of working. Against this backdrop, only the most innovative and entrepreneurial businesses will continue to grow.

“The survey results will reveal valuable data and opinions to help support established and future entrepreneurs.”

The survey is being run in conjunction with Ernst & Young’s highly successful Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

To download an entry pack for the 2013 awards, visit