SME sector to create 1.9 million jobs this year, survey finds

SME sector to create 1.9 million jobs this year, survey finds

SME sector to create 1.9 million jobs this year, survey finds

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SMALL and micro businesses across Britain expect to create 1.9 million new jobs this year potentially adding £27 billion to the British economy in new small business wages, according to a survey.

Direct Line says 400,000 home-based businesses are also looking to take on an employee for the very first time.

Small and micro businesses are planning to pay new staff on average £14,405 a year and currently self-employed businesses will start new staff on £10,795, said the company's survey.

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