Start-up Birmingham

June 12, 2015

startup britain

Startup Britain has released new stats about how many companies were started in the UK in 2014. They have analysed data from Companies House and produced an infographic.

  • Birmingham top performing city outside South East
  • High levels of growth in Yorkshire and Humberside, and the East Midlands

UK entrepreneurs created a record number of new businesses in 2014, according to new figures from StartUp Britain announced today/January 5.

Research from the national enterprise campaign, run by the Centre for Entrepreneurs think tank, shows 581,173 businesses were registered with Companies House, beating the previous record of 526,446 businesses recorded in 2013, and 484,224 in 2012.

startup britian 2014The StartUp Britain campaign is backed by Government but operates as a fully private sector supported venture. It was founded by eight individuals and business owners in 2011 and is run by the Centre for Entrepreneurs, the entrepreneurs’ think tank. Its role is to inspire, accelerate and celebrate entrepreneurship.

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For more detail contact Skye Robertson on email skye@startupbritain.org