6,537 companies formed

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Business in North Yorkshire grows ahead of the UK as record new company figures posted

2014 saw more company formations in North Yorkshire than ever before. 1,238 new companies were formed in Harrogate, followed by 1,176 in York, 879 in Selby, 736 in Redcar and Cleveland and 633 in Middlesbrough.

The 7.2% growth in active companies based in North Yorkshire is one of the highest in the region and some way ahead ahead of the UK average.

Our infographic illustrates company formations in North Yorkshire and compares its performance with other counties.