Number of Midlands start-ups continues to rise – survey

RESEARCH by Barclays and the Business Growth Fund (BGF) has revealed that the number of new start-ups in the Midlands is continuing to rise.

The number of new companies setting up shop in the region grew by 8% in the year to March 2015 to reach a total of 356,000, according to the Barclays and BGF Entrepreneurs Index, a bi-annual series tracking the UK entrepreneurial lifecycle.

The report pointed to Birmingham’s strong gaming sector as a key driver of this growth, with 25% of the UK’s gaming workforce b... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...