Why Worcestershire

A brand that represents the connected, creative, dynamic vision of the county

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Worcestershire is proud to have one of the fastest growing economies in the country. From schools to business start-ups, from tourism to technology Worcestershire has a great deal to offer.

Reasons to be proud of Worcestershire

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One of the first 6 locations to receive Government funding to develop 5G applications and has since received enquiries and delegations from around the world.

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The high quality skills supply is excellent with 172,350 students based at the 10 universities within a 60 minute drive.

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It's been recognised as one of the top places in the UK for business start-ups, with a total of 38,764 registered companies.

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51% Growth has been achieved by its mid-sized companies over a three year period.

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In 2017, the direct value of its tourism economy was over £866million.

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The biggest cluster of cyber security firms outside of London is based in Cyber Valley, Worcestershire, with 20% of the top 600 companies in the UK located here.

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£3.15bn annual revenues generated by its fastest growing midsized companies in the last year according to the latest Worcestershire Growth Barometer report.

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Top in the UK for Quality of Education in 2019 Global Impact Rankings.