Editorial: Chancellor's last chance to create enterprising UK?

Launching the first national 'Enterprise Week' this week, chancellor Gordon Brown said: "My mission for Britain is a country where enterprise is truly open to all, a nation united in encouraging and celebrating innovation and enterprise." In the light of what he then went on to say, such a promised land seems a long way off: overall, business creation in the UK is half what it is in the US, and in some areas can be as little as one tenth.

by Ben Willis, acting editor of Regeneration & Renewal

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