Briefing paper: Why home-based businesses are important for city economies

The briefing paper shows that

  • Home-based businesses in cities are more likely to display turnover growth and are more likely to become an employer than those in commercial premises.
  •  The majority of microbusinesses are, or have been, run from the owner’s home.

It argues that measures to ease planning and tenancy restrictions on running businesses from home may be beneficial to city economies.

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