The internet, recession and regulation have all had a telling impact on our high streets. But, far from being dead, Britain’s treasures are changing at a considerable pace. The entrepreneur’s task is simply to keep up
Along with the financial services sector and retail, manufacturing was one of the hardest hit areas during the downturn. The green shoots of recovery are peeking out.
The UK pub industry is ostensibly in decline, with numerous closures every week. However, entrepreneurs with new ideas are still successfully exploiting gaps in the market and running fine drinking houses
The UK is often pitched against the US when it comes to entrepreneurship: California has Silicon Valley, London has Silicon Roundabout.