LOCAL AREA SUMARY:
Total number of scaleups
No. by employee growth
No. by turnover growth
No. by employee and turnover growth
Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Employee Growth
Palmer and Harvey
Palmer and Harvey operates a wholesale distribution network throughout the UK, specialising in the delivery of convenience goods to large supermarket chains.
Wates operates a construction company, specialising in the building and refurbishing of schools, residential development, office refurbishment and housing maintenance.
OCS provides a range of facilities management services such as window and building cleaning, stock counting or gardening.
Chapman Freeborn offers a range of air charter services such as private jet and air cargo charter.
Star Sports runs an online sports gambling platform.
Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth
SAS provides professional IT network and application consultancy services.
Cox Powertrain designs and manufactures diesel opposed piston engines for speedboats.
Accuro provides a range of facility management services for companies, such as catering and cleaning or electrical and mechanical maintenance.
Dugard manufactures a wide range of machine tools, as well selling tools made by other brands.
GRITIT provides winter maintenance services for public and private spaces, including road gritting and snow clearance.
Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes
C2C is currently running 10 cohorts of between 8 – 11 companies in a peer to peer programme fully funded by BEIS. The Peers Networks programme uses action learning to enable businesses to discuss their own challenges while gaining and reflecting on valuable feedback and then implementing practical solutions to overcome them.
Covering a wide range of issues from finance and HR to sales, marketing and more, an expert facilitator from MDHUB – a leading peer-to-peer business growth network gives businesses the flexibility to create a trusted support network, helping to build and strengthen businesses and improve overall performance.
The key barriers to growth are Talent, Markets in the UK, Equity finance/Growth capital and Markets internationally. They are looking for support through LEPs/Growth Hubs, DIT, Innovate UK and local or national government.
Top barriers to growth
- Markets in the UK
- Equity finance/Growth capital
- Markets internationally
want TO SEE more of:
- LEPs/Growth Hubs
- Innovate UK
- Local or national government