The UK’s Entrepreneurs

We look at how companies are preparing for Brexit when they cannot guess what the EU deal will be. We find most successful founders are at least middle-aged and that Belfast businesses are the most productive. We look at how to avoid some common legal dangers and explore the resurgence of co-operatives

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With less than six months to go, many business owners are worried

Research shows middle-aged or older business founders are most likely to be successful

Research reveals how far some regions of the UK outperform others

Freelancers and consultants are among those who are seeking strength in numbers

Lawyers say owners should take time to try to picture it all going wrong

Founders benefit from looking at the bigger picture when the time comes to sell

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