BUCKS: The county ranked third in new start-up businesses this year.
There were 1,248 businesses registered in Buckinghamshire in the past three months, according to Companies House.
Only six of the 39 Local Enterprise Partnerships bettered the national rate for new company registration.
Buckinghamshire ranked eighth, with 30.3 registrations for every 10,000 residents aged over 16. Buckinghamshire ranked third among county councils behind Hertfordshire and Surrey.