The UK has historically one of the poorest records internationally of the proportion of its business population that grow. The most recent data from the ONS indicate that this continues to be the case. The problem is not new and has been the focus of public policy for decades without any impact on the headline indicators despite the success of many of our UK-owned small businesses.
Mark Hart , Deputy Director , ERC has written a Blog for the LEP Network published today, April 4th 2017.
On the day of the recent LEP Annual conference in London on 27th March the Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) launched its latest “UK Local Growth Dashboard” providing new data on a range of business growth metrics for the individual LEPs (ERC Local Growth Dashboard).