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 dot.com hotspots include London and the South East, while the majority of entrepreneurs (63%) are male, and tend to be aged between 25 and 44.
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season
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Company bosses are considering relocating operations or headquarters away from the UK following the country's decision to leave the European Union