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According to the latest Barclays Entrepreneurial Index, which tracks entrepreneurial behaviour, 3.2% of individuals questioned are planning a start-up, compared with 2.2% at this time last year.

Barclays small business banking managing director, Alastair Camp, called the results ‘encouraging’ and ‘part of an upward trend’ but warned: ‘The proportion of the US population planning to set up in business is 6%.’

The report also found hotspots include London and the South East, while the majority of entrepreneurs (63%) are male, and tend to be aged between 25 and 44.

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