///The “entrepreneurial spirit” of the Lakes

The “entrepreneurial spirit” of the Lakes


Lakes MP Tim Farron has welcomed recently released information by the Cumbria Intelligence Observatory which shows that yet again South Lakeland is the top place within the county for start-up businesses. Tim has praised local businesses and start up companies for their ‘entrepreneurial spirit’.

Figures collated by the organisation BankSearch show that there were 720 business start-ups in Cumbria in the quarter Aug-Oct 2014. 161 were in South Lakeland (22% of all start-ups), followed by Allerdale with 142 (20%) and Carlisle with 133 (19%). The highest proportion of start-ups in the quarter was in the real estate & professional services sector with 195 (27%), followed by recreation, personal & community services with 108 (15%) and construction with 94 (13%).

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2015-01-27T15:53:41+00:00 27th January 2015| In The Press|