Twelve new enterprise zones will be going live across the UK this April, further supporting economic growth across the UK.
The new locations, which stretch from the north-east to the south-west, bring the total number of Enterprise Zones in England to 48. A crucial part of the government’s drive to boost industrial strategy across the UK, the first zones were announced in the Autumn Statement 2015, offering business rate discounts, tax breaks and other support to local businesses.
The current zones have attracted more than £2.6 billion in private investment since they were launched, with more than 700 new businesses setting up in the areas.
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