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New wave of entrepreneurs create 300,000 businesses

21st December 2013 | Business Sales & Acquisitions

A total of 300,000 new businesses have been set up in the UK, according to the latest figures from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The number rose from 4.5million at the beginning of 2011 to a record 4.8million at the start of 2012. Those 4.8 million businesses employ an estimated 23.9 million people and have an estimated turnover of £3,100 billion. Many of the new businesses have been set up by people who lost their jobs during the recession and used their...


Ministers want to encourage more women entrepreneurs

13th August 2012 | Business Sales & Acquisitions

Ministers Encourage More Female Entrepreneurs | Middletons Solicitors | Andover Solicitors  The Government wants to see more women starting new businesses in the UK. It says it’s important to increase the number of female entrepreneurs as a way of boosting the economy and creating more jobs. The number of new companies has actually grown during the recession. Many of them have been set up by people who’ve lost their jobs and are using their redundancy pay to fund a new...