6,155 companies formed

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

Unprecedented company formations in Staffordshire as active companies top 40,000

A record year for companies formations in 2014 saw the total number of businesses registered in Staffordshire top 40,000 for the first time. Across the county there were over 6,000 new companies formed with 1,255 started in Stoke-on-Trent, followed by 757 in Lichfield and 735 in Stafford.

Our infographic examines 2014 company formations in Staffordshire and compares its performance with other counties of the UK.