Is UK entrepreneurship booming?
17 April 2014 Last updated at 16:18 BST
On Wednesday the Office for National Statistics said unemployment is at 6.9%, its lowest for five years.
It also revealed the number of people working for themselves - the self-employed - rose by 9%.
For BBC Newsnight Jim Reed asks if entrepreneurship has taken off, or whether there is another reason for the rise.
This film was first broadcast on Newsnight on Wednesday 16 April 2014.