Number of Brits thinking about starting a business up 36%

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A new study into the levels of self-employment in the UK has revealed that the number of people considering launching their own business has increased by more than a third (36%). The research, carried out by Novuna Business Cash Flow analysed pre and post pandemic Google Search data across the most searched for questions around starting a business, and found monthly searches for ‘how to start a business’ had increased from 33,000 in March 2020 to 45,000 in January 2022. The NACFB Patron’s research also revealed that the number of people searching for ‘how to register a business’ had jumped by 41% from 17,000 monthly searches to 24,000, while searches for ‘how to start a business with no money’ rocketed by 121% when comparing pre pandemic (4,500) and post pandemic (10,000) monthly Google search levels.
Novuna Business Cash Flow, Press Release  

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