Further Improvement for Business in Yorkshire

Growth in the Lloyds Bank Yorkshire & Humber Business Activity Index indicates the private sector economy in Yorkshire & Humberside further improved in June.

At 58.1 in June, up from 57.3 in May, the Index reflects robust growth in output and new business in the region’s manufacturing and service sectors, with increases in levels of employment for the thirteenth month in a row and job creation above the UK average for the fifth consecutive month; the expansion in new work has been the fastest seen since November 2013.