Items where Author is "Vickers, Ian"
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Vickers, Ian and Lyon, Fergus (2014) Beyond green niches? Growth strategies of environmentally-motivated social enterprises. International Small Business Journal, 32 (4). pp. 449-470. ISSN 0266-2426
Lyon, Fergus and Sepulveda, Leandro and Vickers, Ian and McMullin, Caitlin and Gregory, Dan (2013) Process of social innovation in mutual organisations: The case of social enterprises leaving the public sector. In: The next edge of social innovation research. Nesta.
Croucher, Richard and Stumbitz, Bianca and Quinlan, Michael and Vickers, Ian (2013) Can better working conditions improve the performance of SMEs? An international literature review. International Labour Organization, Geneva, Switzerland. ISBN 9789221275503
Vickers, Ian (2010) Social enterprise and the environment: a review of the literature. Working Paper. Third Sector Research Centre.
Vickers, Ian and Vaze, Prachant and Corr, Leah and Kasparova, Eva and Lyon, Fergus (2009) SMEs in a low carbon economy: final report for BERR enterprise directorate. Project Report. Department for Business, Innovation & Skills., London.
Vickers, Ian (2008) Better regulation and enterprise: the case of environmental health risk regulation in Britain. Policy Studies, 29 (2). pp. 215-232. ISSN 0144-2872
North, David J. and Syrett, Stephen and Etherington, David and Vickers, Ian (2007) Interventions to tackle the economic needs of deprived areas: analysis of six policy case studies. Project Report. Joseph Rowntree Foundation,, York.
Vickers, Ian (2007) Local alchemy in the East Midlands. In: Political devolution, regional governance and tackling deprivation. North, David J. and Syrett, Stephen and Etherington, David, eds. Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York, UK.
Baldock, Robert and James, Philip and Smallbone, David and Vickers, Ian (2006) Influences on small firm compliance-related behaviour: the case of workplace health and safety. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 24 (6). pp. 827-846. ISSN 0263-774X
North, David J. and Vickers, Ian and Baldock, Robert and Ekanem, Ignatius U. (2005) Evaluation of the deprived urban post office fund. Project Report. Office of the Deputy Prime Minister., London.
Vickers, Ian and Smallbone, David and James, Philip and Baldock, Robert (2005) Understanding small firm responses to regulation: the case of workplace health and safety. Policy Studies, 26 (2). pp. 149-169. ISSN 0144-2872
Smallbone, David and Vickers, Ian and James, Philip and Baldock, Robert (2005) Regulating health and safety in small firms. In: Government regulation and the small firm. Gray, Colin and Bannock, Graham, eds. Open University Business School, Milton Keynes, UK. ISBN 9780955162602
Vickers, Ian and Smallbone, David and Baldock, Robert (2004) The use of external sources of health and safety information and advice: the case of small firms. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, 2 (1). pp. 91-104. ISSN 1477-3996
Vickers, Ian and North, David J. and Smallbone, David and Roper, Stephen (2003) Innovation and the use of technology in manufacturing plants and SMEs: an interregional study. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 21 (1). pp. 37-52. ISSN 0263-774X
Vickers, Ian and Baldock, Robert and Smallbone, David and James, Philip and Ekanem, Ignatius U. and Bertotti, Marcello (2003) Cultural influences on health and safety attitudes and behaviour in small firms. Project Report. Health & Safety Executive Research Report, HSE Books, London.
North, David J. and Smallbone, David and Vickers, Ian (2003) SMEs and the innovative capability of regions: London’s Lee Valley region in a European context. In: Small firms and economic development in developed and transition economies: a reader. Kirby, David A. and Watson, Anna, eds. Ashgate, Aldershot. ISBN 9780754630609
Smallbone, David and North, David J. and Vickers, Ian (2003) The role and characteristics of SMEs. In: Regional innovation policy for small-medium enterprises. Asheim, Bjorn, ed. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. ISBN 1843763982
Vickers, Ian (2000) Cleaner production: organisational learning or business as usual? An example from the domestic appliance industry. Business Strategy and the Environment, 9 (4). pp. 255-268. ISSN 0964-4733
Smallbone, David and North, David J. and Vickers, Ian and McCarthy, Ian (2000) Policy support for R and D in SMEs: the UK government’s SMART award scheme. In: New technology-based firms at the turn of the century. During, Wim and Oakey, Ray and Kipling, Michelle, eds. Pergamon, Oxford, pp. 143-159. ISBN 0080437915
Vickers, Ian and North, David J. (2000) Regional technology initiatives: some insights from the English regions. European Planning Studies, 8 (3). pp. 301-318. ISSN 0965-4313