Due to its close proximity to Europe’s financial capital, London, Northamptonshire is well equipped with all kinds of support infrastructure such as convenient air travel facilities, a railway hub and a high-class educational background.
Northampton’s main private-sector employers are now in distribution and finance rather than manufacturing, and include Avon Products, Barclaycard, Blacks Leisure Group and Nationwide Building Society.
In recent years, Northampton’s start-up scene has seen impressive growth, and boasts the highest per capita start-up rate in the UK – second only to London. There are now more than 80 start-ups for every 10,000 people, and the town also has a strong employment rate.
The main essence of Northamptonshire lies in its sophisticated Industrial Estate. There are as many as 80 industrial and office estates providing businesses with comprehensive choice of location. Each of the businesses flourishing in Northamptonshire provides access to sophisticated technology.