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Scottish start-ups hit by ongoing uncertainty over Brexit –

Scottish start-ups hit by ongoing uncertainty over Brexit – | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The number of new start-ups in Scotland fell sharply last year and established firms scaled back their growth ambitions due to Brexit uncertainty, according to new data looking at the health of the grassroots economy.
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Business Structure Database

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Enterprise zones 'failed to deliver' jobs boost in England

Enterprise zones 'failed to deliver' jobs boost in England | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
A multimillion-pound government policy to boost job creation has failed to deliver, research has revealed.

In 2011, the government announced "enterprise zones" in England to try to improve economic growth, forecasting 54,000 new jobs between 2012 and 2015.

But BBC-commissioned research found by 2017 only 17,307 jobs had been created in 24 zones around England - and in two areas the number of jobs had fallen.
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Why Brexit might look like it's having a worse effect on the jobs market than it actually is

Why Brexit might look like it's having a worse effect on the jobs market than it actually is | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Turbulent times or business as usual? What the latest jobs figures do and don't tell us about the British economy as Brexit looms.
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Business Structure Database, 1997-2017: Secure Access

Labour Force Survey
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Brexit uncertainty to blame for slowdown in new firm creation

Brexit uncertainty to blame for slowdown in new firm creation | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The number of new start-ups across the North-East fell sharply last year and established firms scaled back their growth ambitions due to Brexit uncertainty, according to new data looking at the health of the grassroots economy.
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England's north-south divide is history – but the nation's rifts are deepening

England's north-south divide is history – but the nation's rifts are deepening | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
The Great Exhibition of the North is putting paid to tired stereotypes of the region – but now, the North itself is becoming divided.
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Annual Business Survey

Annual Population Survey

Business Structure Database, 1997-2017: Secure Access

Nesta Report: The Geography of Creativity in the UK

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