Greater Manchester

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

Car Benefit Solutions
Car Benefit Solutions helps companies provide car benefit and company car schemes.

Cardinal provides outsourced logistics and supply chain services and covers all modes of transport.

Exceed Outsourcing
Exceed Outsourcing provides payroll services to contractors.

Property Alliance Group
Property Alliance Group operates a property investment and development company, diversifying across a number of areas such as residential, industrial and retail.

KEA Contracts
KEA Contracts offers a range of civil engineering services, providing demolition and minor construction services.

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth

Northern Healthcare
Northern Healthcare provides care services to people with mental health conditions and learning disabilities.

Matillion develops tools for data integration and transformation for cloud data warehouses, as well as providing analytics and reporting software.

Metamorph Group
Metamorph Group operates a range of high street law firms.

Brytannic Extra Finance
Brytannic Extra Finance provides mortgage and loan advice, and connects enquirers with appropriate lenders.

Care Choice North West
Care Choice North West provides a range of domiciliary care services to the elderly and people requiring extra support.

Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes

Support to international markets is available to local scaleups through the Global Scale-up programme. The programme assigns each business with an account manager that supports high growth businesses through a four-stage process – Onboarding, International Growth Sprints, Bootcamps and International Visit – to increase their global footprint. Sectoral focused support is available through the the Creative Scale-up programme, offering creative scaleups leadership development and investment readiness support and the Recipe4Success programme tailored to early stage food and drink businesses helping them diversify and create more market access channels.

Scaleup Views

The key barriers to growth are UK Markets & International Markets, Access to the talent you can hire and Access to tax breaks / Infrastructure / Public sector support / Debt & equity finance. They are looking for support through Peer to peer networksand want easier acces to Banks and other financial suppliers.

Top barriers to growth

  1. UK Markets & International Markets
  2. Access to the talent you can hire
  3. Access to tax breaks / Infrastructure / Public sector support / Debt & equity finance

want TO SEE more of:

  • Peer to peer networks
  • Banks and other financial suppliers

Greater Manchester plans to focus on the levelling up agenda including diversity, inclusivity and skills. A planned Innovation Accelerator will benefit scaleups through boosting innovation and attracting new R&D investment. Alongside the expansion of the Create Growth Programme, further enhancements are being made to the region's support programmes. In the next year, the Recipe4Success programme is planning to improve the Meet the Buyer session to include more major retailers and local chains aiming to support over 60 new businesses.