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
EdenGroup provides payroll services to recruitment companies and contractors within the IT, construction, engineering, medical and commercial sectors.
GlucoRx produces a range of medical devices that aim to reduce the symptoms of diabetes.
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Eventist provides event planning and organising services to businesses and commercial clients, specialising in Christmas parties.
The Pilgrims Group provides risk analysis and security services for businesses.
Smart Transactions Group
Smart Transactions Group develops sQuid , a digital payments technology for the education sector , allowing for the monitoring of school attendance and monetary transactions.
Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth
The Highwood Group operates a land acquisition and property construction company, specialising in building residential properties and care home developments.
EPI Group provides consultancy services to the energy industry.
ADG Systems specialises in the design and installation of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.
Repaircraft PLC designs, manufactures and repairs spare parts and systems for companies in the defence and aerospace sectors.
Nurture Landscapes provides gardening and landscaping services.
Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes
The EM3 Growth Hub’s core Growth Service model is to provide business support and advice to scaleups within identified priority sectors. This is delivered through a small full-time team with senior commercial backgrounds and over 15 sector experts who have experienced scaling. This team of “Growth Champions” provide guidance for scaleups in areas including access to finance, strategic planning, sales and marketing, business development introductions, accelerating connections to support upskilling and talent management, collaborations and connections to accelerate the next stage of scale up growth.
The Growth Hub also provides a “stewardship” role ensuring scaleups are referred and signposted to other relevant support and connections. Enterprise M3 has developed close partnerships with local authorities, universities, private businesses and public sector organisations In addition, it runs workshops on topics including apprenticeships, retaining staff, branding and digital marketing.
The key barriers to growth are access to UK markets, access to talent, access to international markets and access to infrastructure/premises and broadband. They are looking for support through peer networks, large corporates, Innovate UK and banks and other financial suppliers.
Top barriers to growth
- Access to talent
- Access to UK markets
- Access to international markets
- Access to infrastructure/premises and broadband
want TO SEE more of:
- Large corporates
- Peer networks
- Banks and other financial suppliers
- general business support from government
- Innovate UK
- British Business Bank