9,025 companies formed

UK  900,006 companies formed in the UK in total View national statistics

2023 was a successful year for company formations in Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire saw a significant increase in company formations year on year. There were 9,025 company formations versus 8,495 in 2022 – a rise of 6.2%. This meant there were 4.3% more companies in total, against a UK increase of 4.6%. This was a healthy performance by Bedfordshire’s entrepreneurs in the face of some challenging trading conditions including high costs and rising interest rates.

Our infographic of 2023 company incorporation activity in Bedfordshire gives further details about companies formed in the county during the year and how it compares with the performance of other counties in England.

If you’d like to start a new company in Bedfordshire, you’ll find our simple online company registration service helpful.