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Ten brilliant British entrepreneurs under 30

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Faced with high youth unemployment and a competitive job market, a growing number of young Britons are looking to take matters into their own hands.

Research conducted by The Prince's Trust and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has found that 25 percent of young people expect to be self-employed in five years' time, with 24 percent of 16-30 year olds stating they would now rather set up their own business than continue to look for work.

If you're young, struggling to find employment and thinking of starting your own business, we've picked 10 Brits under 30 who are making waves in the business world.

—By CNBC's Anmar Frangoul

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