Brexit blamed for sharp fall in the number of UK start-ups
The number of new UK start-up businesses saw a sharp fall last year, with researchers blaming the economic uncertainty caused by Brexit.
These figures come from the Enterprise Research Centre, a research institute made up of several universities. It recorded a drop from 325,900 to 284,000 (12.9pc) in its annual UK Local Growth Dashboard report, which looks at a range of metrics charting the growth of SMEs.
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