This is why Leeds ranks among the most popular places in Britain to start a business


The Yorkshire Post comments on the popularity of Leeds as a place to start a business.

Leeds ranks among the most popular places in Britain to start a business, according to a new study.

The survey by the Centre for Entrepreneurs found that the UK hit a record level of startups for a second year in a row last year.

Across the UK, 681,704 businesses were created in 2019, an increase of 2.8 per cent.

A total of 7,492 businesses were launched in Leeds last year, placing it fourth in the table of UK cities. Across Yorkshire, 38,269 business were launched in 2019, an increase of nearly 6 per cent on last year’s numbers.

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