Today is Micro Business Matters Day. To celebrate we asked our Twitter followers to sum up the importance of Britain's smallest businesses in one tweet.
You can watch a live eight hour online event today featuring guests including Enterprise Nation founder Emma Jones here.
@e_nation - micro businesses are the plankton in the ocean of commerce— Wyche Innovation (@WycheInnovation) January 7, 2016
@e_nation because the economy would be in a pretty sticky situation without them.— Benedict Smith (@benedictmsmith) January 7, 2016
@e_nation micro businesses matter as they help innovative & creative entrepreneurs provide services which put smiles on customers faces— Roger Dennison (@RogerD_said) January 7, 2016
Micro-business matter because they are flexible, swift to react and provide a personal, high quality service. https://t.co/gfjaEMkFQ9— Ann Wright (@roughhouse01) January 7, 2016
@e_nation small is beautiful. And they're the bedrock of any thriving political economy— Anis Qizilbash (@AnisQiz) January 7, 2016
@e_nation Micro but perfectly formed and controllable too— Chloe Haywood (@Hatastic) January 6, 2016
@e_nation Lifeblood of the economy— Hub Worker (@HubWorker) January 6, 2016
@e_nation There are so many benefits to both people and the economy, it's hard to know where to start!— Network ROI (@networkroi) January 7, 2016
@e_nation because micro businesses don't want to be micro, they want to be mighty! To do that you need to hire, hire, hire!— Jason (@jason_oco) January 6, 2016
Tailored service, community focus, adaptable, expert, local https://t.co/LfHOzEpRQQ— Denise OLeary (@PurpolMarketing) January 7, 2016
@e_nation Micro businesses matter because some of the greatest businesses in the world had to start somewhere.— Network ROI (@networkroi) January 8, 2016
@e_nation They need to be nurtured in every possible way!— Ron Goddard (@goddard_ron) January 8, 2016