Business Matters: Britain’s dejected seaside towns need entrepreneurs to reinvigorate them


Our latest report From ebb to flow: how entrepreneurs can turn the tide for seaside towns is covered in Business Matters

Detailed in a new report published by the think tank they say: “Entrepreneurs thrive on taking chances and solving problems, people with the ability and incentive to inject some much-needed fresh thinking into sleepy communities,”

The research highlights several problems that blight seaside towns, including physical isolation, educational deficiencies, significant levels of deprivation and low-wage, low-skilled seasonal work.

Luke Johnson, chair of Centre for Entrepreneurs, said business people have provided a reason for optimism.

“Just as entrepreneurs built seaside towns, we believe that it is the invention and drive of entrepreneurs that can revive them.

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