Press: Young business leaders could create enterprise revolution with 800,000 jobs – 31 May 2016

by Liam Byrne | 31.05.16 | in: Economics, Young people | Tags: , , ,

Great entrepreneurs change history – by inventing the future. We need to help them or we’ll fall behind.

An enterprise revolution could create 800,000 jobs if budding businessmen and women are helped to realise their dreams.

In the average UK community, one in every 26 people launches a company, according to House of Commons figures.

But in top-performing Camden, North London, one in every nine people starts a firm – while in Sunderland, only one in 50 founds a business.

If every community was as entrepreneurial as the national average, Britain would boast 336,585 new businesses, creating more than 840,000 new jobs.

Young people will rebuild the nation.

Britain was built by some of the most extraordinary entrepreneurs in history.

While we’re more enterprising than we used to be, we’ve got a long, long way to go.

Great entrepreneurs change history – by inventing the future.

We need to help them or we’ll fall behind.

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