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

EG Group
EG Group operates multiple petrol and service stations in various international locations, and operates a range ofthird party retail brands within its stations, including KFC, Subway andCarrefour.

W.H. Bowker
W.H. Bowker provides a range of logistics and distribution services, alongside operating a number of car dealerships.

Danbro provides accountancy services to freelance and contract workers.

Vital Energi
Vital Energi provides sustainable energy utilities to the public and private sectors, as well as consultations and technology to manage and reduce energy and carbon outputs.

Burnley Football Club
Burnley Football Club operates a football club.

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth

Audas operates a refurbishment and fit-out contractor.

Hillcroft Nursing Homes
Hillcroft Nursing Homes operates a number of care homes for the elderly.

LWS grows and sells salad produce.

Ignite Energy
Ignite Energy provides energy management and advice services to businesses.

CME Medical
CME Medical specialises in developing infusion medical devices such as syringe drivers and epidural pumps.

Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes

Lancashire’s Growth Hub, Boost Business Lancashire, has extended its Two Zero Food & Drink programme and launched a Two Zero Into Retail programme. These programmes offer 12 weeks of intensive high-performance coaching, 1:1 advice and peer-to-peer learning. New strands such as account management, private sector collaboration and partnerships, investing in scaleup awards and a greater focus on driving digital content were added.
Boost Business Lacashire continues to support local scaleups through the Boost Bespoke programme which has helped with 213 scaleups to date and created 540 jobs. Scaleups can also access other programmes such as Profitable Growth through Innovation, Edge Hill University Productivity & Innovation Centre’s three-month sprint programme for data driven innovation and, DigitMe2, with up to 20 days of consultancy support through the University of Central Lancashire for new product development.

Scaleup Views

The key barriers to growth are Markets, Talent and Finance. They are looking for support through LEPs/Growth Hubs, Local or national government and Innovate UK.

Top barriers to growth

  1. Markets
  2. Talent
  3. Finance

want TO SEE more of:

  • LEPs/Growth Hubs
  • Local or national government
  • Innovate UK

The LEP has a range of future plans including applying more account management of scaleups, introducing scaleup ambassadors and partners to drive awareness and create a scaleup equity funding hub and a local platform to encourage investment