Mitcham, Surrey (PRWEB UK) 20 January 2013
Director appointments under the age of 25 rose to 7% during the third quarter of 2012, compared with 5% during the same period in 2011.
However, the number of female directors slumped during the third quarter. Just 20% of director appointments were female, compared with 28% during the same period in 2011.
The percentage of young directors was higher than the UK average of 6%, while the percentage of female directors was significantly lower than the UK average of 27%.
Managing Director of Duport.co.uk, Peter Valaitis said:
“The rise in young director appointments in Mitcham is a positive sign for the local economy.”
“Young directors in the area have the chance to transform the business landscape with new ideas and a fresh perspective. It will be interesting to see how business in Mitcham develops in 2013.”
The Duport Business Confidence Report for Mitcham contains data for Mitcham and the UK as a whole, covering everything from company formation numbers to new company naming trends. More information can be found at http://www.duport.co.uk/mitcham.
Duport Business Confidence Reports are generated and released by Duport Associates Ltd. The data contained in these reports is assimilated and analysed by Duport using public record data from sources including Companies House, Office for National Statistics and Ordnance Survey. Duport Associates Ltd is a leading UK company formation agent, established in 1997 and registering around 10,000 new companies each year through its Companies House approved software.