Employment Driven By SME Hires

Written by: Simon Lewis
Published on: 12 Feb 2013

Research highlights UK employment is lead by ‘entrepreneurial’ firms

come in we are openStephens Scown Solicitors have researched and discovered emerging trends relating to employment in the UK, particulary pertinent to small and medium enterprises (SME’s); their findings show: 

  • 59.1% of people in the UK are employed by SME’s
  • 67% of businesses plan to hire
  • 72% of businesses cite lack of specialist skills as main recruitment difficulty
  • 297,100 tribunal claims were made in 2011/2012



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