Liverpool City Region: Rate of business start-ups set to grow

BUSINESS and city leaders agree that while the economy of the Liverpool City Region has made progress, more start ups are needed.

According to the Centre for Cities think tank Liverpool has one of the lowest concentrations of businesses in the country with 210 per 10,000 people in 2012, compared with 463.3 in London. That year there were 30 start-ups per
10,000 people, well below the national average of 42.

There are signs of improvement though - the number of jobs in private firms increased by 12,800 or ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...