4,700 New Companies Started In Greater Manchester In 2016

StartUp Britain, a Government-backed national Start Up Britainenterprise campaign, showed 4,700 new businesses,  in Greater Manchester, were registered with Companies House between January and June 2016. This is compared with 8,712 during the whole of 2015. The positive news is that in spite of the uncertainty generated in the build up to the EU referendum there hasn’t been a slowdown in the rate of new businesses being started.

Entrepreneurs in Greater Manchester are starting new business on average of 180 a week.  Bury led the way for the most start-ups registered, with 2,766, followed by Stockport with 1,869 and Salford with 1,606. Some of the companies started include: Milk Jam, Fierce Fit, Piiick & Hall Brown Family Law.

For a closer look at the statistics and some the companies that have been established please read the original article by Shelina Begum at GM Business Week here>>


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