business, not creating it. The Municipal Fund for the Support of Small Business has conducted a sociological study entitled “Focus on the Small Business.” Based on the results of this study, specialists reached the following conclusion: “Entrepreneurs are rather well informed about available municipal forms of small business support, but in fact almost none of them ever use this information in practice.”
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