UK (PRWEB UK) 11 December 2012
St Albans: Figures in the recently-released Duport Business Confidence Report for St Albans show a rise in the percentage of female director appointments during the third quarter of this year.
Between July and September, 35% of director appointments were women, compared to 32% during the same period in 2011. The report also shows that female director appointments have been rising steadily in St Albans since 2009.
Not only are female directors on the rise, company formations are increasing too, suggesting St Albans is remaining resilient in the face of difficult economic conditions. According to the report, the third quarter of the year saw more new company registrations than any other third quarter on record for the city.
Managing Director of Duport.co.uk, Peter Valaitis said:
“St Albans has many unique assets that have helped it weather the economic storm - including its proximity to London and highly skilled workforce.”
“The rising number of female directors will enrich and diversify the business landscape, and should lead to even more success for the city in future.”
The Duport Business Confidence Report provides an insight into the economy of St Albans, with data on everything from net company growth to business naming trends. More information can be found at http://www.duport.co.uk/stalbans.
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.