What’s in a business name (infographic)

Picking the right name for your business is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when starting out. It will become your brand, people will come to know it and, hopefully, to relate to it and trust it. It’s a decision worth taking time over.

Premier BusinessCare has trawled through the tens of thousands of of records at Companies House to pick out some interesting trends in business names.

Here’s a quick summary of the ‘What’s in a business name’ infographic

  •  Regional pride is felt strongest in Scotland with 9,888 businesses registered with ‘Scottish’ or ‘Scotland’ in their name (compared to just 2,438 businesses with ‘English’ or ‘England’ in their name).
  • Yorkshire is the most popular county name with 5,314 businesses featuring ‘Yorkshire’ in their name
  • ‘London’ is the most popular city to feature in a business name with 33,203 registrations.
  • ‘Services’ is the most common word to feature in a business name

Infographic Created by:
Premier Businesscare

Companies House


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