Enterprise setback

August 24, 2007

The Government's decision to dismantle the Training and Enterprise Council network has "significantly set back" levels of entrepreneurship and enterprise across the UK, researchers at Sheffield University have concluded. A study by Sheffield's management school found little improvement in rates of entrepreneurship and enterprise development since Labour came to power in 1997. The researchers argue that a more focused enterprise policy with more support for budding entrepreneurs is needed to re-stimulate growth.

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