The Harrogate district
- a £3.85bn economy
- over 13,000 businesses
- part of a wider Leeds City Region workforce of 1.9 million people
- excellent schools and close proximity to 9 universities
- 46% of residents are qualified to degree level
- in the centre of the UK, just 2hrs from London
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With the outstanding quality of life, excellent schools and a skilled workforce, Harrogate district is a popular location for business growth. Our economy is diverse, with a strong financial and professional services sector, world-class manufacturing, a flourishing life sciences sector and a vibrant entrepreneurial culture. Stage One, Harrogate Spring Water, Covance Laboratories, Bettys (Taylors), Techbuyer, TSYS and Econ Engineering, all continue to invest and grow in Harrogate and use it as a base to expand their national and international trade links.
Don't simply take our word for it - here are some local businesses explaining why being based in the Harrogate district works so well for them:
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Revolving Investment Fund (RIF)
Short term commercial loans of over £1 million to support infrastructure and construction projects.