Record audience figures for has made a record-breaking start to 2019, with audience figures up more than 40% in the first two months of the year.

The regional business news website increased page views by 44% in January and February, reaching 2.08m.

The business operates in Yorkshire, North West, West Midlands and East Midlands and all four regions have enjoyed strong growth. The site has added 1.5m page views in the last 12 months, with continuous growth from June 2018 and an acceleration of the rate of growth since Christmas.

Three articles in 2019 have all exceeded the previous best-read story for the site – with one each from the West Midlands, East Midlands and North West regions beating the previous high set last year.

In February, 412,000 users visited the site at least once during the month – a record month for the site.

Alex Turner, joint managing director of, said: “It is great to see the continued growth in our audience, which is a result of the consistently-high standard of trustworthy business journalism our team produces.

“It also provides a fantastic platform for our commercial partners who benefit from reaching business leaders and decision-makers right across the North and Midlands.”

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