UK Business: Activity, size and location: 2015

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  • The number of VAT and/or PAYE businesses in the UK is estimated to have risen by 89,000 (3.8%) between March 2014 and March 2015
  • Companies and public corporations’ numbers have continued to rise and represent 66.8% of total businesses. The number of sole proprietors and partnerships has continued to decline and now represents 29.5% of total businesses
  • The largest industry group this year remains as professional, scientific and technical, with 17.8% of all registered businesses in the UK compared with 17.3% in 2014
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