Only three of the top 20 postcodes for new business generation are located outside London.
There has long been a divide between London and regional businesses, with a perceived glass ceiling for the latter.
You'd expect IT and financial services companies to feature among the UK's Hot 100 high-growth businesses. But the other prominent sectors might surprise you…
London and the south-east continue to dominate the Investec Hot 100 list of the UK’s fastest-growing privately owned companies. Plus: Hot 100 views on the economy, international markets and employment
Here are the 2013 Investec Hot 100 companies, the UK's fastest-growing private businesses.
We are blogging live from the Investec Entrepreneurs' Summit 2013 at the Corinthia Hotel London
The 2013 Investec Hot 100 ranking of the UK's fastest-growing private companies provides rich insight into entrepreneurial business management, and where long-term economic prosperity lies. Read about all 100 high-growth businesses here.
Aston Manor Brewery is Britain's largest independently-owned cider maker
Fund managers Octopus Capital are number 64 in the Hot 100 2013
Hot 100 2013 number 96 is the SAS Group of Companies
Hot 100 2013 number 55 is budget retailing phenomenon 99p Stores
Hot 100 2013 number 71 are building contractors, Baas Construction