Start-ups at 14-year high in some sectors

30th December, 2014

Statistics on company formations show several sectors of the economy are seeing the highest level of start-ups going into business since the year 2000.

Data from business and credit risk analyst shows that the social and personal, hospitality, agriculture, motor and fishing industries set 14-year highs in the year to December 17.

While the figures on company formations are often seen as a good indicator of the health of the economy, they can be distorted...

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