Greater Birmingham and Solihull

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

Dental Partners
Dental Partners operates a network of dental clinics.

Pritt Group
Pritt Group distributed a range of manufactured goods, including metals, chemical products, hospitality and catering wares, packaging products, and machinery. Pritt Group additionally provides brand management, project management, and engineering services.

Nurton Developments
Nurton Developments operates a property development and trading company.

Pursuit of Excellence Group
Pursuit of Excellence Group operates a wholesale business and supplies a range of different products to businesses.

YipYap provides an SMS messaging service for businesses.

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth

Dental Partners
Dental Partners operates a network of dental clinics.

Archangel Care
Archangel Care provides residential, domiciliary and support living care services.

Corporate Solutions
Corporate Solutions Logistics develops bespoke distribution management software for businesses.

Just Call 4 Care
Just Call 4 Care provides a range of domiciliary care services.

Ave Maria Care Services
Ave Maria Care Services provides a range of home care and support services.

Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes

Launched in 2015, the Aston Programme for Small Business Growth programmeaims to help high-growth potential businesses to grow by increasing turnover and creating jobs. The programme involves a combination of workshops and one-to-one support to help tackle business challenges along with networking with other business owners from the Midlands. It also supports participants to explore growth opportunities and to pitch growth strategies to finance experts. Access to Finance is provided through the Clean Growth Grant programme to those scaling businesses wanting to invest in clean growth, while the rebranded Minerva Birmingham Pitch Up – delivered in collaboration with the Centre for Growth at Aston University, the University of Birmingham and Warwick Science Park – is available to ambitious early stage and scaling businesses looking to become investment ready and wanting access to potential investors.

Scaleup Views

The key barriers to growth are UK Markets & International Markets, Access to infrastructure/premises / broadband/ and Access to the talent you can hire / Debt & Equity Finance. They are looking for support through Funding/support for innovation and R&D and Support to access procurement contracts and want easier access to Banks and other financial suppliers.

Top barriers to growth

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

want TO SEE more of:

  • Funding/support for innovation and R&D
  • Support to access procurement contracts
  • Banks and other financial suppliers

Greater Birmingham and Solihull plans to focus on existing good practice to reshape resources according to business needs while maintaining a critical lens on scaleups. It will continue to leverage private sector resources and will develop finance to scale support in collaboration with private sector partners.