Irish entrepreneurs set up nearly 50,000 British businesses

Ireland’s migratory entrepreneurs are providing a huge boost to the British economy, according to a new report.

5th March, 2014
Ireland's loss is London's opportunity.

Ireland’s migratory entrepreneurs are providing a huge boost to the British economy, according to a new report.

It showed that nearly half a million people from 155 countries have settled in Britain and launched businesses and that Irish people easily account for the biggest proportion of that number.

With 48,854 founders currently running businesses in the UK, Ireland provides Britain with the majority of its migrant entrepreneurs, said the report by the Centre for...

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