Octopus High Growth Small Business Report 2018

The third of these Reports, it notes that high-growth small businesses make up less than one per cent of UK companies yet accounted for three per cent of total UK jobs in 2016, creating an average of 3,000 new jobs every week. Talent/ skills shortages are said to be an “important” or “very important” constraint on business growth by 60 per cent of the survey. The full report can be found here.