With job vacancies becoming increasingly few and far between, more young people are taking an interest in starting their own businesses. Nevertheless, most entrepreneurs are in their late forties, utilising the skills and knowledge they have learned from experience.
Currently only 14% of small and medium enterprises are led by a woman, or by a management team mostly comprised by women – but this percentage is rising, and Off To See My Lawyer are doing all we can to participate in this upward trend!
Statistics compiled by BERR indicate that although around 93% of owner managers and other self-employed people are white, ethnic minority groups are comparatively more entrepreneurial in general.
Nearly a third of all UK enterprises are currently located in London and South East England.