The FT on the Brockley enterprise hub

The FT has followed its discovery that Lewisham is the Very Small Business capital of Britain with an article today, which examines the borough's enterprise credentials. And in its search for green shoots, it headed to Brockley.

Among those offering the prime minister advice are Margaret from Magi, Ed from The Orchard and this blog's author. Those who cast doubt on Lewisham's status as a start-up haven will be glad to note that the article is nicely balanced, concluding:

With the third highest rate of public sector employment among the city’s boroughs, Lewisham is vulnerable to government cuts. Business survival rates are lower than the London average, as is the percentage of small businesses expanding their staff numbers year-on-year.

Click here for the full article.