Foreign-owned companies only make up one per cent of registered businesses in the UK but account for over one a third of the British economy.
Think Selfridges (founded by American Harry Gordon), and Easy Jet, founded by Stelios Haji-Ioannou, a Greek man, to name a few. What if they'd never been allowed to move to the country?
4. Tax contribution
Of the people who had immigrated to the UK last year, almost 60 per cent had definite jobs to go to.
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has warned that if immigration to Britain were to be reduced, the government would have to increase taxation just to be able to meet government targets to lower the deficit.
One in five technology start-up firms in the UK are founded by immigrants, and given its global nature, the UK benefits from foreign business hands in this sector.
Portuguese-born fashion designer Marta Marques arrived to the UK in 2009, and his clothing has been featured in international media since.
Jimmy Choo, Azzedine Alaïa, Oscar de la Renta all come from immigrant backgrounds, and have supplied Britain the entire world with garments that appeal to every kind of person.
7. Poets and singers
Warsan Shire, a Somali-born British poet has been making waves on the international stage after being featured in Beyoncé's newest album Lemonade.
8. Buildings and construction
In the 1950s, over 160,000 Polish people were registered to be living in the UK, and many were actively recruited as part of an overseas workers scheme as manual workers, helping with the construction of major cities, including London.
9. Businesses, homes and streets would be filthy
Over one third of the workforce in cleaning and housekeeping management are foreign-born, and approximately 95 per cent of the London Underground is cleaned by foreign-born workers.
10. Food manufacturing
In a similar vein, almost 40 per cent of food manufacturers are migrants. This means where almost half of food companies receive their food from businesses owned or operated by migrants.