Kent has more than 100,000 companies located in the county for the first time. The number has grown by a quarter over the last five years, based on statistics from Companies House and the Office of National Statistics. Medway has the largest number of companies at 12,351, followed by Sevenoaks with 10,446 and Maidstone with 9,961.
John Korchak, director of operations at Inform Direct, which conducted the research, said: “Kent had an impressive year in 2016 which has continued into 2017, passing the 100,000 milestone for the first time in its history and demonstrating that it offers a fertile environment for new businesses to spring up and prosper.”
Credit to: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/kent-business/county-news/record-companies-kent-100000-first-time-124596/