Birmingham and Manchester top the league for most start-ups in the regions16/01/2017

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New figures released by StartUp Britain, http://startupbritain.org/,  the campaign group for entrepreneurs, revealed how Britain created a record-breaking number of companies last year.

Using data from Companies House, the report showed a rise of nearly than 50,000 to more than 650,000 for the number of start-ups formed last year vs 2015.

Outside the capital, Birmingham had a 25% increase in new businesses to over 17,000 to head the league table. Manchester followed in second place with over 9,000.

Since the BREXIT vote, Citibase has noticed an increase nationwide in the number of enquiries from start-ups, entrepreneurs and SMEs looking for good value, flexible office space in which to base their companies.

Citibase offers fully serviced business centres in 7 of the top 10 cities in the regional league table for start-ups and is proud of its role in helping incubate new companies – taking the hassle of running office space off business’s hands, allowing them to concentrate on what’s really important, running and growing their business.

Most start-ups outside London:

Local authority

New companies

Citibase Business Centres

Birmingham

17,473

Citibase Birmingham Mailbox

Manchester

9,416

Citibase Manchester and Citibase Manchester Old Trafford

Glasgow City

7,845

Leeds

7,645

Citibase Leeds City Square

Edinburgh

6,635

Citibase Edinburgh St. Colme Street and Citibase Edinburgh Gyleview

Bristol

5,113

Citibase Bristol Aztec West and Citibase Bristol Business Park

Liverpool

4,915

Brighton & Hove

4,299

Citibase Brighton

Bradford

3,821

Leicester

3,718

Citibase Leicester

Source: StartUp Britain  http://startupbritain.org/

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