Birmingham is hot spot for business start ups again

The Birmingham Post covers the Centre’s analysis of UK company creations in 2018.

Birmingham has remained in second place in the UK for where businesses chose to start with 18,590 companies being launched in the city during 2018.

Saqib Bhatti, director for growing businesses with Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership, said: “Greater Birmingham provides the ideal environment for entrepreneurs to thrive. “Beyond our infrastructure and talent pool, the city and its surrounding areas also have a deep-rooted culture of innovation, creativity and ambition.

Matt Smith, director of the Centre for Entrepreneurs, added: “It is encouraging to see formation numbers recover and hit a new high.”

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