The British Business Bank’s ninth annual Small Business Finance Market 2022/23 report is out today and highlights a rise in the number of equity deals in the Yorkshire and Humber regions for smaller businesses.

In these regions there were 67 announced equity investments into smaller businesses in the first three quarters of 2022. This is a 3% increase compared to the equivalent period of 2021.

The investment value of these deals also increased by 96% to £214m, the highest increase of all UK regions and nations.

You can read the full report HERE.