Recent research from Duport.co.uk has revealed there were a record number of new company formations in Rochdale during the third quarter of the year.
More and more new companies are flocking to set up in Leicester. After a record number of company formations in 2012 and the first half of 2013, the third quarter of the year also saw a record number of new companies registered in the city.
The latest Duport Business Confidence Report for Halifax, West Yorkshire shows there was a rise in company formations over the third quarter of the year. During this period there were 174 new companies registered, representing a 2% rise on Q3 of 2012.
Croydon is the best performing area in the country for young entrepreneurship, according to new figures released by Duport.co.uk.
Of the 2310 directors appointed in the past year in Croydon, 10% were under the age of 25, compared to a UK average of only 6%.
Managing Director of Duport.co.uk, Peter Valaitis said: “Clearly Croydon is a hot spot for young entrepreneurs. There are many schemes and initiatives in place to support aspiring business people in this area, and this is an attitude the rest of the UK can benefit from. The data about the evolving profile of company directors in this area will be very welcome news for those working hard on these projects”.
A total of 230 directors under the age of 25 were appointed in Croydon over the past year, and the area has the highest proportion of young entrepreneurs in the UK.