2nd Best Place To Start A Small Business In The UK

Published: 15 November 2018

Edinburgh has the strongest economy of any city in the UK outside of London – and regularly scores highly in the Centre for International Competitiveness’ triennial Competitiveness Index.

In addition, it attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists each year, not least during August when the Edinburgh Military Tattoo and the more popular Festival Fringe events are running.

It’s great to have such an ecosystem in place of founders at all stage of business...

John Robertson, Founder and CEO, Drinkly


It was the third highest ranked place for the proportion of highly skilled workers, with 59.2% of the working-age population holding a qualification at least that of an NVQ Level 4.

Only the university powerhouses of Cambridge and Oxford boast better figures then that – and indeed Edinburgh is just 2% behind Oxford...

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