Working in Peterborough


We want you to be a part of Peterborough’s prosperity. We’re home to an evolving and dynamic economy of over 6,000 companies and a hot spot for business start-ups with well above average start-up rates.

What makes us so good for business? We have representatives of every industry in our city with five key clusters driving our economy. This means we’re not reliant on a single sector and at 83%, we have a higher proportion of private sector businesses compared to the national average of 77% – giving us greater resilience against public sector fluctuations.

Did You Know?

  • We operate a supportive and influential business network – the Bondholder Network
  • Our businesses have created nearly 8,000 jobs in the last six years
  • Information and Communication sectors have generated the highest recent employee growth
  • Our evening economy is set to boom with more city centre apartments in development
  • Our diverse population means we have many multi-lingual residents (who speak over 140 languages) able to support international business

Join us in prosperous Peterborough. ­Arrange a visit today.