Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Small business employers growing fastest in South West

The UK latest employment rate was highest in the South West at 78.1% in 2015. The largest increase in UK workforce jobs, for September 2015, was in the South West, at 39,000. The largest decrease was in the North East, at 26,000. Conversely, the UK unemployment rate, for the 3 months ending October 2015, was […]

South west businesses grow faster than UK average

The number of south west businesses is growing faster than the UK average. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that the growth rate for new businesses was 13.7% in 2013/14. The number of businesses that ceased trading also declined with closures decreased from 9.7% to […]