37% of people running UK companies wouldn't start another business according to a survey by Sage. Government red tape and lack of innovation and passion were cited as the main reasons.
However Britain is becoming more of an entrepreneurial nation, harnessing innovation and emerging business opportunities. One of the key objectives of the recently appointed UK Women's Enterprise Taskforce, chaired by Aurora's Glenda Stone and SEEDA's Pam Alexander, is to increase the quantity and quality of women starting and growing businesses in the UK, and Regional Development Agencies are providing excellent business growth support in 2007.
From the Aurora Network Monthly Newsletter