The Local Growth Index

Discover our encyclopedia of local business data in this free, downloadable book.

Built using our own Beauhurst data, accurate as of 19 January 2024. Just tap in your details to download your copy today! 

The Local Growth Index covers

  • You’ll find a data profile on every local authority across the whole of the UK — that’s 361.
Council ranking
  • Discover Beauhurst rankings of councils based on growth, innovation and trade. 
Data commentary
  • An editorial from Henry Whorwood, Managing Director or Research & Consultancy. 
Customer stories

Hear how clients at an LEP, Growth Hub and  County Council use our data. 

Deep dive
  • A deep-dive into our data, including our market-leading ESG data. 

Number of scaleups


Number of active companies


Number of startups


Total turnover


About the authors

  • Ben Hyde Senior Graphic Designer

    Ben is a Graphic Designer, creating everything from branding materials to visual content for Beauhurst’s blog and long-form reports. He has a keen eye for detail and a passion for good design. Ben holds a BA in Graphic Design from the University of Cumbria.

  • James Richardson Strategy Manager

    James is a Strategy Manager at Beauhurst, working on diverse projects across marketing, operations, product, and strategy. He holds an MSci in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.

  • Clare King Marketing Manager

    Clare is a Marketing Manager at Beauhurst. A copywriter by trade, she is responsible for the conception, execution and delivery of many Beauhurst marketing campaigns. Clare has a background in B2B marketing, having worked on YouTube, Google and FedEx accounts in her previous roles.

  • Elliott Omosheye Senior Data Engineer

    Elliott Omosheye is a Senior Data Engineer at Beauhurst. He has extensive experience development software for the web in several languages, including Python and PHP both at Beauhurst and previously at Gousto. He has taken a particular interest in the interaction between Django's object relational model and PostgreSQL, including working with the open-source community to contribute back some of his insights and development. He has a MEng in Computer Science from University College London.

  • Henry Whorwood Managing Director

    Henry leads our Research & Consultancy team, and is an expert on equity finance and high-growth business. He's worked on briefs for the likes of Barclays, SyndicateRoom, Innovate UK, Smith & Williamson and British Business Bank. He regularly gives presentations on market trends at events around the UK.

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