13 Dec 2017 | Category: LLEP News

Leicester is the second best city to start a business

Leicester is the second best city in the UK in which to start a business, according to Barclays’ SME Growth Factors Index, with some of the best growth environments for small businesses to grow and flourish.The Index, created by Barclays Business Banking, reflects the strength of 12 key growth factors such as business rate relief, infrastructure, broadband speed and labour productivity, which are essential to boosting business productivity and growth. Analysing the 20 largest cities by population size across the UK, the index ranks each city based on the strength of each factor.

Leicester featured in second place thanks to its strong business survival rate, distance travelled to work and level of business rate relief.

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