Location, location, location

Published 4th November 2015 at 9:32am

Major new study:  Sheffield named among ‘most attractive’ business locations for inward investment

  • Sheffield in top 7% of value for money high quality business locations for foreign owned businesses
  • Together Leeds, Sheffield and York now have more than 1,000 foreign owned businesses

A major new study of the quality and cost of business locations has cited Sheffield among the UK’s best locations for inward investment, a vital component of delivering growth.

Grant Thornton’s new Business Location Index, (29 October 2015), evaluates data from 324 local authorities in England and ranks cities as potential centres for investment by foreign owned businesses based on key economic, social and environmental criteria.  The report has shown that Sheffield is outperforming many other English cities, and is ranked at the top of the tables for quality and value.