12,655 companies formed
780,766 companies formed in the UK in total View national statistics
Lancashire sees a rise in companies formed during 2020
Continuing the trend from the last few years, Lancashire formed a record number of companies. 12,655 company incorporations were recorded across the county; an 7.4% rise from 2019.
Despite the pandemic, lockdowns, and Brexit there were positive signs across Lancashire. Blackburn with Darwen alone accounted for 1,641 companies. Blackpool registered 1,071 incorporations, Chorley had 996 and Preston stole the show with 1,704.
You can see much more detailed analysis and breakdowns in the infographic below.
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