More on U.K. Small Businesses

From the FSB survey of small businesses in the United Kingdom, three notable trends stand out:

  • The owners are mature, with two thirds (66%) over the age of 45.
  • A growing proportion of U.K. business owners are women, although women-owned firms are still in the minority.
  • Home based businesses are becoming a significiant trend among U.K. small businesses. One fourth of firms surveyed are home-based businesses.

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Anita Campbell Anita Campbell is the Founder, CEO and Publisher of Small Business Trends and has been following trends in small businesses since 2003. She is the owner of BizSugar, a social media site for small businesses.

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