The Government’s Industrial Strategy demonstrates a firm commitment to improving on the competitiveness of Britain’s economy. The ScaleUp Institute is delighted to see that many of its recommendations, featured in the 2014 ScaleUp Report and 2016 Review, have been woven into the Industrial Strategy.
The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement contained a series of positive announcements that should support scaleups. Here we summarise the key points
There is growing interest in the business media in the scaleup agenda – not just in the individual companies but also in the ecosystem that supports them.
The FT has published an article on how the UK can develop more scaleups. It quotes the ScaleUp Institute, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Professor Dan Isenberg, Babson College, Enterprise Research Centre UK Growth Dashboard, and Barclays
It was good to read Andy Bounds’ article in the Financial Times on why a stronger policy focus on scaleups is needed. The article notes how scaleups, growing quickly with the right help and ambition, would be greatly beneficial to economies. It cites the ScaleUp Institute