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Colchester is Open for business and business is booming

Colchester is Open for business and business is booming
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Colchester is Open for business and business is booming

Q1 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Colchester when compared to any previous Q1

This figure is an increase of 18.2% versus the same period last year (Q1 2013). This figure compares well to the UK as a whole, which saw an increase of 11.8% against the same period last year.

A total of 441 companies were registered in Colchester during the first quarter of 2014 

  • Q1 2014 saw a new record in company registrations in Colchester when compared to any previous Q1.
  • Q1 2014 was a record quarter for company registrations in Colchester when compared to any quarter in history.

To help businesses to connect in Colchester the fourth edition of the Colchester Business Directory has been launched by Colchester Borough Council.

 

The directory, which is available both to download online www.colchester.gov.uk/business and on CD, and comes with a supporting brochure containing helpful information and support. 

 

The Colchester Business Directory supports local businesses by raising their profile and enabling more Colchester based companies to be recognised for both local and regional contracts.  Promoting a 'buy local' ethos and increased trade between local companies also supports economic growth in Colchester.  Over 2,000 local businesses are listed and have already been sent their free copy. 

 

Peter Lewis, Director of Sound Attak, specialist Drum Kit retailer in Colchester said, "The directory is a fantastic help not only for local custom but from other counties throughout the UK."

The directory has the full support of Cllr Paul Smith, Portfolio Holder for Business and Resources "This is a free service that we offer to all businesses across the borough. The directory encourages inter-trading amongst local businesses, supports our Buy Local plan and encourages inward investment.  The directory is accessed all over the country by businesses as well as giving local consumers a fantastic new guide for finding the best local services in the borough."

 The directory and supporting information is available free to view or download online and local businesses can also add their details if not already registered, visit www.colchester.gov.uk/business

A free CD copy can also be requested by emailingenterprise@colchester.gov.uk.