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healthy figures in new economic report for Blackpool

September 2014

The first quarter of the year yielded a healthy increase in company formations in Blackpool.

Figures in the latest Duport Business Confidence Report for the area show there were 513 new companies registered there between January and March, representing a 9% increase when compared with last year.

In further positive news, company closures fell by 13%, leading to a sharp increase in net company growth (the number of company formations minus the number of closures).

However, it is interesting to note that the report also shows a drop in the number of female company directors and directors under the age of 25 during the period.

Managing Director of, Peter Valaitis said:

"The number of new companies setting up in Blackpool is a very positive sign for the local economy, suggesting business confidence is on the rise in the region."

The Duport Business Confidence Report for Blackpool gives a fascinating insight into the local economy through a range of data and statistics. More information can be found at

Duport Business Confidence Reports are generated and released by Duport Associates Ltd. The data contained in these reports is assimilated and analysed by Duport using public record data from sources including Companies House, Office for National Statistics and Ordnance Survey. Duport Associates Ltd is a leading UK company formation agent, established in 1997 and registering around 10,000 new companies each year through its Companies House approved software.

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