• Thursday, May 19, 2022

Asia

Keeping up with tradition

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by NADEEM BADSHAH MINORITIES ‘EXCEL AT CREATING THEIR OWN BUSINESSES’ ETHNIC MINORITIES are twice as like­ly as white Britons to launch their own business to continue a family tradition and avoid suffering discrimination from employers, research claims. The proportion of men and women from immigrant backgrounds starting a firm since the 2008 financial crisis has ris­en “markedly”, while there has only been a smaller increase among white people. Successful entrepreneurs believe the trend is down to seeing their parents work hard in factories before running their own companies after arriving in the UK from South Asia, and having a greater…

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