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The Centre for Entrepreneurs has today released a report calling on the UK to empower resettled refugees through entrepreneurship.

‘Starting afresh: How entrepreneurship is transforming the lives of resettled refugees’ details the experience and interest in entrepreneurship among refugees, and highlights the profound role self-employment can play in helping newly-arrived refugees retake control of their lives.

The report calls on the business sector, philanthropists and the government to work together in rolling out refugee entrepreneurship programmes nationwide. These provide tailored startup support to refugees, and would replicate the success of organisations in Australia, Germany, Denmark and London, which are profiled in the report.

Read the report