The best UK cities to scale a business


Our supporting founder Octopus Investments has identified some of the best places in the country to scale a business.

Its Urban Hub League Table 2016 is based on what the teams behind 22,470 High Growth Small Businesses thought were most important to them when building and growing their companies: finance, talent and connectivity.

As Philip Salter writes in Forbes this week:

“London’s dominance isn’t a shock, but Reading and Milton Keynes are (arguably) surprising additions to the top ten. And Scotland does itself credit with both Edinburgh and Glasgow making the top ten.

Read Philip’s analysis of the findings in full here.