Brighton and Hove

SME count by type
Source: ONS IDBR. Micro enterprises (0-9 employees), Small (10-49 employees), Medium (50-250 employees) in 2016
  • Number of Micro
  • Number of Small
  • Number of Medium
Total SME Count
Source: ONS IDBR, 2016


SME productivity change (2013 — 2016)
% change in productivity from 2013 to 2016. Change in total SME Turnover / total SME Employment


SME turnover change (2013 — 2016)
% change in total SME Turnover from 2013 to 2016.


Where shown, ‘min’ and ‘max’ illustrate the extremes of other local authorities and where this local authority sits within this range. Data refers to 2016, unless otherwise indicated.

SME Employment by sector
Source: ONS IDBR, 2016. Sectors broken down by SIC 2007 Broad Industry Groupings. Please note: a figure 0 (zero) may represent no employment within this sector or, due to data being potentially disclosive, no figure being supplied.
SME Count by growth rate
Source: ONS. Number of firms growing within these specific turnover growth bands. Less than 5%, 5-10%, 10-15%, 15-20% and greater than 20% per annum. From 2015-2016
SME Employment in all sectors
Source: ONS IDBR, 2016. Sectors broken down by SIC 2007 Broad Industry Groupings.


SME turnover in all sectors, £000s
Source: ONS IDBR, 2016. Sectors broken down by SIC 2007 Broad Industry Groupings.


Total SME turnover by sector £000s
Source: ONS IDBR, 2016. Total SME turnover by sector, as defined by SIC 2007 Broad Industry Groupings.
SME Intensity
SME employment/ economically active population - The % of economically active people working in IDBR Registered SMEs


SME Productivity
Productivity is defined as total SME turnover divided by total SME employment


Number of scaleups (2010 — 2013)
Source: ONS IBDR. Total number of firms exhibiting 20% annual growth in the number of employees (or turnover) over a three year period, and with at least 10 employees at the beginning of the given period. 2010-2013


Number of new businesses started this year
Source: Banksearch. Total number of business bank accounts opened in 2016. Usually larger than ONS business births as it may include unregistered businesses.


Number of accelerators
Source: Nesta, Business Incubators and Accelerators: A national picture. Data as of June 2017.


Number of incubators
Source: Nesta, Business Incubators and Accelerators: A national picture. Data as of June 2017.


Number of flexible workspaces
Source: Instant Office, 2016. Number of serviced offices and coworking spaces.


Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
Source: Local Enterprise Partnerships were set up in 2011 and carry out some of the functions of the former regional development agencies. Some local authorities are part of two LEPs
Brighton and Hove is part of:
Coast to Capital LEP
LEP Growth Hub
Source: Growth Hubs are public/private partnerships led by LEPs, combining national and local business support'. Growth Hub featured is not necessarily the closest Growth Hub for the Local Authority.
LEP's Growth Hub is:
Business Navigator Growth Hub
Total Early-Stage Entrepreneurial Activity (TEA)
Source: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor. Percentage of working age population about to start an entrepreneurial activity and/or having started one within past 3.5 years. Rate is pooled from 2003-2016 surveys.


5 Year Survival Rate
Source: ONS IDBR. 5-year survival rate of companies born in 2010


Registered Business Births
Source: ONS IBDR. New business registrations in 2016


Registered Business Deaths
Source: ONS IBDR. Business de-registrations in 2016


NVQ Level Achieved
Source: ONS. % population (16-64) attaining NVQ4+, NVQ2+ or no NVQ qualification in 2016. Data not available for Northern Ireland.
Number of HE institutes
Source: HESA, 2016. Number of Higher Education Institutions. May omit some subsidiary campuses.


Median earnings
Source: NOMIS/ONS, Median Gross Annual Income (2016, full time employment only)


Access to transport
Source: Legatum Institute, UK Prosperity Index. Composite index measuring access to trunk roads, rail, ports and airports based on distance from centre of Local Area. Best connected UK local authority = 100, worst connected = 0. All other local authorities are given a relative score between 0 and 100.


Rateable value per sqm
Source: Valuations Agency Office. Average rateable value per sq m used to calculate business rates.


Venture capital investment
Source: Beauhurst. Total inward VC Investment and private equity received by SMEs in this local authority in 2016.

£13.53 million

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