South East dominates for young director appointments reports Duport

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New figures released by Duport.co.uk show that 6 of the UK’s top ten areas for young director appointments are in the South East.

The Duport league table shows young director appointments

The top ten is not completely dominated by one region, but I hope in years to come we will see an even more diverse range of areas appearing in the top spots

A new league table from company formation agents, Duport.co.uk shows which areas of the UK had the highest percentage of young director appointments during the fourth quarter of last year.

The table reveals that 6 out of the top ten areas are in the South East. Salisbury comes in first place with 8.97% of directors appointed during Q4 under the age of 25. Next in line is Eastbourne with 7.35%, followed by Cambridge with 7.31%.

The West Midlands is also well represented, with Worcester, Shrewsbury and Solihull all appearing at the top of the table. However, there are no Northern towns in the top ten; the first to appear is Harrogate at number 18.

Managing Director of Duport.co.uk, Peter Valaitis commented:

“Our league table seems to suggest that there are more opportunities available for young directors in the South East. The top ten is not completely dominated by one region, but I hope in years to come we will see an even more diverse range of areas appearing in the top spots.”

The full league table can be viewed at http://www.duport.co.uk/confidence-reports/town-league.php, along with national league tables for other key business confidence metrics.

Duport Town League Tables are generated and released by Duport Associates Ltd. The data contained in these tables 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.

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