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The publicity material declares: “It could be a local newsagent, hardware shop, bakery, curry house or any great small business.”

If it sounds like something which you’d like to get involved in, then head to Yourfavouritesmallbusiness.com and fill out the form.

Here’s what David Cameron has been emailing to his loyal followers:

While there is still a long way to go, our economy is turning a corner – and Britain’s small businesses can claim a big share in this revival.

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy – providing nearly half of all private sector jobs. And since 2010 we’ve seen over 300,000 of them start up. Why don’t you tell us about a great small business in your area? 

This Government is getting behind Britain’s entrepreneurs in every way possible: from Start-Up Loans to help new businesses get off the ground – to our New Enterprise Allowance for those who are unemployed and want to set up on their own.

Today in Downing Street I met just a few of the people who have made use of that help: Tom from Warwickshire who’s recently set up a micro brewery with his younger brother; Jessica from Newcastle who’s gone into business selling children’s clothes; Richard from York who in his sixties has started up his own florist.

Let’s celebrate these people – and everyone who is driving Britain’s recovery. Today we’re stepping up our Supporting Small Business campaign to do just that.

If you know of a great entrepreneur in your area who’s started a business, taken on new staff and deserves to be recognised then let us know about them. 

Entrepreneurship is at the heart of my vision for Britain: a nation brimming full of aspiration, jobs and opportunity – a country where everyone who works hard can make it in life. This Government is backing small businesses every step of the way.

Yours, David Cameron.

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