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18 BUSINESS LINK Special Feature According to the 2004 London Annual Business Survey almost one in four businesses in London (22.6%) are owned by members of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. Employing 504,700 people or 19 per cent of total private sector employment in London, BAME businesses are a growing economic force in the Capital I l nterestingly, new research has found that the desire for independence and success amongst Black and Asian business owners is overtaking family tradition and stereotypes. Conducted by Business Link for London in May this year, the research has revealed a new approach to business for many Black and Asian entrepreneurs: Hard work beats ethnicity – 91% consider hard work to be key to their business success, nearly half (49%) put it down to determination and perseverance while just 17% said their ethnic background had played a part Not following in parents’ footsteps – 67% said a desire for independence spurred them to start up their own bu Ν₯Ή•ΝΜ°έ‘₯±ΝЁ½Ή±δ€Δ䔁₯Ρ•„‘•Ν₯Ι”ΡΌ™½±±½ά₯ΈΡ‘”™…΅₯±δΡΙ…‘₯Ρ₯½Έ()°()Q• Ν…ΩΩδƒŠL€άΘ”‘•ΝΙ₯‰”Ρ‘•΅Ν•±Ω•Μ…ٕ́Ι䁽ȁΕΥ₯Ρ”½΅™½ΙΡ…‰±”έ₯Ρ Ρ•‘Ή½±½δ…Ή€άΨ”‘…Ω”…•Ν́ѼΡ‘”%ΉΡ•ΙΉ•Π…Ё‘½΅”Q‘”Ν­ηŠéё”±₯΅₯ΠƒŠL€ΰΔ”½˜ ±…¬…ΉΝ₯…Έ‰ΥΝ₯Ή•Ν́½έΉ•Ί…Ι”±½½­₯ΉœΡΌΙ½άΡ‘•₯ȁ‰ΥΝ₯Ή•Ν́₯ΈΡ‘”Ή•αЁ½Ή”½ΘΡέΌε•…ΙΜ°₯Ή±Υ‘₯Ήœ₯ΉΙ•…Ν•Ν…±•Μ…ΉΡ…­₯Ήœ½Έ΅½Ι”ΝΡ…™˜()°()ȁM‘…‘••Ή„)…Ή©Υ‘‡ŠM)₯ΩΙ…¨°Ν•Ή₯½Θ±•ΡΥɕȁ₯ΈΡ‘”…Ι•„½˜•ΉΡ•ΙΑΙ₯Ν”°•ΉΡΙ•ΑΙ•Ή•ΥΙΝ‘₯ΐ…Ή‰ΥΝ₯Ή•Ν́ΝΡ…ΙӊMΥΐ…Ё ΙΥΉ•°UΉ₯Ω•ΙΝ₯Ρ䁍½΅΅•ΉΡΜθ(+Šp()°(+ŠtI•Ν•…ɍ Ι•Ω•…±Μ„ ±…¬…ΉΝ₯…Έ‰ΥΝ₯Ή•ΝΜ)•Ή…”%MMUQ]<€ΘΐΐΨ()Q‘₯́ɕ͕…ɍ •΅Α‘…Ν₯͕́ё”‰Υ½ε…Ήδ½˜•ΉΡΙ•ΑΙ•Ή•ΥΙ₯…°…Ρ₯Ω₯Ρδέ₯Ρ‘₯Έ•ΙΡ…₯Έ•Ρ‘Ή₯Œ½΅΅ΥΉ₯Ρ₯•Μ₯Έ1½Ή‘½ΈΈ±ΝΌ°Ρ‘•Ι”₯́…Έ•Ω₯‘•ΉΠΝ‘₯™ΠΡ½έ…ɑ́•ΉΡΙ•ΑΙ•Ή•ΥΙΝ‘₯ΐΉ½ά‰•₯ΉœΩ₯•έ•…́„Α½Ν₯Ρ₯Ω”…Ι••Θ½ΑΡ₯½ΈΙ…Ρ‘•ΘΡ‘…Έ„Ι•…Ρ₯½ΈΡΌ‘₯͍Ι₯΅₯Ή…Ρ₯½Έ…Ή‰±½­•½ΑΑ½ΙΡΥΉ₯Ρ₯•Μ™…•‰δΑΙ•Ω₯½Ύ•Ή•Ι…Ρ₯½ΉΜΈ()Ι•Ψ((0