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SMEs to the Rescue?

The Future of the Economy: SMEs to the Rescue?

Small Business News – 17th February 2009 All Party Parliamentary Group discusses UK Small Businesses in the 21st Century Doug Richard, entrepreneur and former ‘Dragon’ from Dragons’ Den, attended ACCA’s (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) All Party Parliamentary Small Business Group (APPSBG) recently to discuss the ‘future of small businesses in the UK in the 21st Century’. At the meeting, Mr Richard said SMEs can significantly help rescue the UK from its current recession. He argued that Britain must quickly become the entrepreneurial, innovative country it once was by encouraging self-employment. Doug Richard described the two recent ‘lost generations’ – people in late 40s and 50s who have lost their jobs and ma... »