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healthy net company growth in Peterborough says new report

September 2014

Net company growth underwent a significant increase over the first quarter of the year in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

Recent research from company formation agents, has revealed that between January and March, net company growth stood at 213 during for the quarter, compared to 176 in 2013.

The rise in net company growth is due to a 3% rise in company formation, combined with an 18% drop in company closures over the three months.

In further good news for the area, the local council announced a £130 million regeneration plan for the city centre earlier this year, with work due to start early in 2016.

Managing Director of, Peter Valaitis commented:

"Our research on Peterborough has thrown up some very positive results. With more new companies forming, business confidence looks like it is on the rise, which can only be a good thing for the local economy."

The Duport Business Confidence Report for Peterborough contains a variety of data to give an insight into the local economy. More information and statistics 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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