It also provides a unique view into the attitudes, demographics, and needs of these entrepreneurs – including 2.3 million UK microbusinesses. Currently very few studies focus specifically on companies with under 10 employees. Yet, research shows the more microbusinesses there are in a community, the better the job prospects and finances of the people that live there.
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Microbusinesses are the Engine of the British Economy
We wanted to build on the work in the US and see how things looked in Great Britain. GoDaddy worked with academics from Kent Business School to count, categorise and analyse the economic impact of these ventures and learn more about the role of microbusinesses in Great Britain.
How can an MP help my microbusiness?
Assistance with Digital Strategies36%
Technical Assistance for Business Development36%
Access to Capital35%
Cost-of-Living Crisis Threatens British Microbusiness Economy
The spiraling cost-of-living may be the biggest threats to microbusinesses, as almost one in three look to these ventures as their main source of income.
*Each constituency is colored according to its Q4 2022 microbusiness density.
Low Density (.2 - .6), Medium Density (.6 - .9), High Density (.9 - 16).