The Centre for Entrepreneurs, where Moorgate CEO Robert Kelsey is deputy chairman, launched a major report Tuesday (4th March) on the contribution to the UK economy made by immigrant entrepreneurs. The report cites that one in seven UK businesses are set up by migrants – around 500,000 companies in total. The report – called ‘Migrant entrepreneurs: building our businesses, creating our jobs’ – is available on www.creatingourjobs.org.
The launch achieved significant media coverage including, on radio: Wake Up to Money (BBC Radio 5), Today programme (BBC Radio 4) and LBC Radio, plus a mention on BBC TV’s Newsnight. Press coverage included: Financial Times (page 3, half page), Telegraph, The Independent, Huffington Post, Daily Mail, Daily Star (page 2).