Fresh air has been a fairly important thing this last six months… distancing, daily exercise and safety has meant that a breath of fresh air has been more important than ever! That same wind is blowing through the entrepreneurial community of the U.K. with a boom in new startups—a gust of new business that is breathing life into communities and the economy.
Figures from the Centre for Entrepreneurship show that there was a record growth in startups in June this year, growing a huge 47%. After a period of decline as lockdown hit, it seemed that creativity, entrepreneurship and ambition actually started to find its way to the fore again. This may be driven by a necessity to create income due to lost work opportunities from the pandemic, or