London, UNITED KINGDOM 31st March 2011
Staff from the Business Sale Report joined some of Britain's most successful entrepreneurs last week to take part in the launch of StartUp Britain, a private sector campaign that has been put together in response to the Government's call for the nation's economic recovery to be 'enterprise-led'.
While the initiative may be organised by the private sector, it has received the full support of the public sector, with Prime Minister David Cameron, the Chancellor George Osborne and the Business Secretary Vince Cable all attending the launch. Among the entrepreneurs also on board at the event were Jamie Murray Wells, the man behind the internet retailers Glasses Direct and Hearing Direct, and networking master, Duncan Cheatle, of The Supper Club.
The Business Sale Report has also thrown its support behind the initiative, in which the private sector has taken on some of the responsibility for educating and inspiring entrepreneurs of the future, with a view to accelerate the development of small businesses in the UK.
Drawing from the deep and experienced pool of entrepreneurial expertise available in Britain, it is hoped that the country's brightest business stars will help direct start-up companies along the right path to success. The operation revolves around the initiative's website - www.startupbritain.org - which has been set up, according to the organisation, to provide "a living market place for the wide range of enterprise support that is already available. The aim is not to replace current provision, but to give it a higher profile, and complement existing provision with further offers of support."
Stephen Ideh, Head of Business Appraisals at the Business Sale Report, commented, "Startup Britain is a long overdue initiative that will help to spur on a new generation of entrepreneurs. Many businesses that start up in a difficult economic period develop a robust and lean culture that serves them well through good and bad times. We must do everything we can to foster the growth of new enterprise and the Business Sale Report takes pride in being part of this campaign. As businesses mature beyond their infant stage, their owners then require mentoring on how to grow the business successfully to a higher level. We are pleased to be able to offer free advice on how to grow at a rapid pace inorganically, that is, by acquisition."
Business Sale Report was set up in 1992 to provide an independent and comprehensive source of businesses for sale listings available. Today, just about every business broker and corporate finance house in the UK contributes company for sale listings to the database, making it the most authoritative in the industry. The listings are published monthly and are also accessible by subscribers online at www.business-sale.com as as a live, full searchable database with daily email alerts. The Business Sale Report is also unique in offering comprehensive information on all companies entering administration and provides further opportunities for entrepreneurs to pounce on distressed business through its Winding-up Petitions alert service.
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