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Small business create 1.6m jobs

Posted at December 6, 2015 | Categories : News

Latest government figures show that employment by small businesses (less than 50 employees) has increased by 1,618,000 over the last five years.

There are over five million small businesses in the UK, generating an estimated £1.2 trillion for the economy. Since 2010, private sector employment has grown by nearly 2.5 million and small businesses accounted for 65% of this.