GBComp aims to highlight the depth and breadth of businesses in the UK plus encourage anyone thinking of starting their own business to do so and contribute to the success of the United Kingdom.
Small businesses are the lifeblood of the UK and are amongst the most agile and adaptable to new opportunities. You are not alone!
The UK is one of the best countries to do business. If you have a dispute, English law has a good reputation for international litigation and dispute resolution.
Open source tools, and the expertise to use them helped this project come alive quicker and more reliably than ever. PostgreSQL is our database of choice offering scalability and reliability, Django is a great web framework coupled with Jinja2 for template rendering efficiently transforms large datasets for the web.
Thanks to the generosity of Companies House in making their data available, Persistent Objects have sliced and diced the data demonstrating that almost every business category is on your doorstep.