” The coalition Government is well aware of the challenge it faces to raise enterprise awareness and start-up activity in the UK. We will meet…
” The coalition Government is well aware of the challenge it faces to raise enterprise awareness and start-up activity in the UK. We will meet that challenge by making this decade the most entrepreneurial and dynamic in our history. This ambition demands a coherent and comprehensive strategy for enterprise:
Challenging aspirations and capability - embedding enterprise awareness and business management skills into mainstream education: schools, FE colleges and HE institutions.
Modernising business support - ensuring the support, information and advice provided to businesses is fit for the 21st Century.
Supporting cash flow and access to finance - ensuring individuals and businesses have the skills, tools and networks they need to understand the options and to access finance, and that Government identifies and addresses market failures.
Reducing burdens - making it easier to start and grow a business by delivering long-term certainty and stability in the tax system, and pushing ahead with the promise to reduce regulation.
Transforming opportunities for individuals and their communities - a radical change in the support offered to workless people through Work for Yourself and providing access to mentors and small loans for the most disadvantaged”.
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