Total number of scaleups

No. by employee growth

No. by turnover growth

No. by employee and turnover growth

Total employees

Total turnover

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Employee Growth

Oncimmune has developed an early cancer detection technology, EarlyCDT, which uses autoantibody assays to detect cancer via a simple blood test.

Henry Davidson Developments
Henry Davidson Developments operates as a property development company specialising in retail and residential projects.

Citipost Mail
Citipost Mail distributes businesses mail and packages throughout the UK and internationally.

ONYX InSight
ONYX InSight develops software which provides insight into machinery maintenance.

Sygnature Discovery
Sygnature Discovery provides outsourced research facilities and services, including drug discovery and computational chemistry, to the pharmaceuticals and life sciences sectors.

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth

David Ashley Construction Ltd
David Ashley Construction Ltd provides a range of construction and civil engineering services, specialising in groundworks and reinforced concrete structures.

Lockwood Publishing
Lockwood Publishing develops entertainment software, such as Avakin Life, for both mobiles and tablets.

DDC Outsourcing Solutions
DDC Outsourcing Solutions provides outsourcing services for a wide range of industries, including finance, charities and the public sector.

BEAR operates a series of cafes that also serve food and alcoholic beverages.

Workpays provides training and courses for the education sector, including an online learning platform for employers, teachers and the unemployed.

Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes

D2N2 offers scaleup businesses a suite of scaleup support. Businesses looking to invest in new technologies are assigned to the Digital UpScaler programme, providing specialist digital support through business advisers, events, consultancy, grants and a technology forum. Ambitious and potential scaleup businesses are also signposted to the Scaleup 360 programme. The programme offers specialist business advice, mwntoring, expert workshops, incubation and networking opportunities and support fot technical design challenges to maximise product potential. Further scaleup support is offered through the Innovate UK EDGE’s suite of support.

Scaleup Views

The key barriers to growth are UK Markets & International Markets / Access to infrastructure/premises / broadband/, Debt & Equity Finance / Access to the talent you can hire and . They are looking for support through Funding/support for innovation and R&Dand want easier acces to Growth Hubs and LEPs.

Top barriers to growth

  1. UK Markets & International Markets / Access to infrastructure/premises / broadband/
  2. Debt & Equity Finance / Access to the talent you can hire

want TO SEE more of:

  • Funding/support for innovation and R&D
  • Growth Hubs and LEPs

Creative businesses in the region will benefit from £1.2m of new funding from the Government’s Create Growth programme. This is designed to accelerate growth, create jobs and stimulate investment.