Increase in SMEs point to Rise in Company Registration


According to recent statistics the start of 2009 saw an increase of 51,000 new businesses in the UK taking the total figure up to an estimated 4.8 million. The statistics released by The Department for Business Innovation and Skills summarise that Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) accounted for 99.9 per cent of this total. The increase that took place between 2008 and 2009 is the largest since the “time series” started in 1994.

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Mathew is the Former Head of Content for Made Simple and has written about small businesses and how to set them up for over 14 years. A keen runner, he also enjoys a good beer in a pub, films and football, though not necessarily in that order.