Posts by Maximilian Yoshioka

Who are the UK’s serial entrepreneurs?

Who are the UK’s serial entrepreneurs?

26th November 2015

Coutts and the Centre for Entrepreneurs have joined together to examine serial entrepreneurship in the UK. To accompany the launch of our survey, this blog explains why this research is important and provides some background on the debate.    “There

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The Autumn Statement: Mostly good, a little bad

The Autumn Statement: Mostly good, a little bad

25th November 2015

All in all, the measures announced in George Osborne’s latest Spending Review made it a positive one for entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs in the UK. Fears about the abolition of Entrepreneurs’ Relief and cuts to science and innovation spending were

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Young people are more entrepreneurial than ever – but challenges remain

Young people are more entrepreneurial than ever – but challenges remain

9th November 2015

Young people are more entrepreneurial than ever, starting twice as many businesses as the baby boomer generation according to recent data. But challenges remain for aspiring young entrepreneurs, among these the unequal distribution of family business experience and the barriers

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Councils’ control of business rates could unlock entrepreneurship in seaside towns

Councils’ control of business rates could unlock entrepreneurship in seaside towns

7th October 2015

First published on Business Zone. Despite their idyllic reputations, seaside towns feature among Britain’s most deprived places, their economies battered by the loss of custom to resorts abroad and plagued by poverty, weak aspirations and welfare dependency. Yet research by

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How entrepreneurs can turn the tide for Britain’s seaside towns

How entrepreneurs can turn the tide for Britain’s seaside towns

1st October 2015

Hear the words ‘seaside town’ and chances are that sunny beaches, strolls along the pier and freshly caught fish are the first things that come to mind – well, perhaps minus the ‘sunny’. But while this might be true of

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