6,925 companies formed

UK  586,784 companies formed in the UK in total  View national statistics

Record company formations as Leicestershire continues to outpace surrounding counties

2014 was a record year for company formations in Leicestershire, with nearly 7,000 new businesses registered at Companies House. That included nearly 3,000 new companies based in Leicester itself.

With a total of over 44,000 companies registered, Leicestershire’s company population remains ahead of all its neighbours.

There are more details and analysis in our infographic, which explores 2014 company formations in Leicestershire and compares the performance of the county with others.