A third of new businesses 'will begin as pop-ups'

A third of new UK businesses will begin as pop-ups.

This is according to research from EE, which found that 11.6 million people plan to start a new business in the next two years.

Of these, some 29 per cent will begin as pop-ups, the research suggests.

According to the figures, 57 per cent of respondents believe that a pop-up is a good way to begin a life in business.

However, the survey suggests that challenges still remain, primary amongst which is a concern that business owners will not be able to find the right premises for their pop-up.

Amongst planned ventures, though, food remains the most popular type at 30 per cent.

According to the CEBR, some 23,400 people work in nearly 10,000 pop-ups across Britain.

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