Job vacancies rose by 8.3 per cent in July and key cities in the UK saw stand-out growth in this area.
Many stories of British entrepreneurial success often revolve around the UK capital, but it’s time to Look Beyond London to see what it’s like running a business in Leeds.
As the largest centre outside of London for financial and business services, Leeds generates £56bn for the UK economy each year. Drawing some of the UK’s biggest business names, from Asda Group and First Direct to Centrica and BT, Leeds offers serious commercial opportunities for businesses of all sizes – not least startups.
Inspired by food from the Middle East, Jonathan Phillips set out to create his own street food-fused hummus and pitta brand, thus Humpit was born. But how did the 24-year-old move from property into food, and why has the company issued 3,000 condoms to customers?
Details of the Leeds Enterprise Zone have been released by the government. Here’s what you need to know about the Leeds Enterprise Zone.