8,477 companies formed

UK  780,766 companies formed in the UK in total  View national statistics


Northern Ireland again performs well with an increase in company incorporations

The exciting trend of company formations continues in Northern Ireland. Over 70,000 new companies were incorporated in 2020.

Belfast formed 2,122 companies and Newry, Mourne and Down created 1,268 businesses despite the difficulties of lockdown, the pandemic, and Brexit.

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