Leicester and Leicestershire

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

Fashion UK
Fashion UKoffers licencing services to the fashion industry.

Compass Fostering
Compass Fostering operates a fostering agency.

Trafalgar Scientific
Trafalgar Scientific distributes laboratory equipment for research laboratories in a range of fields including microbiology, pharmacy and water testing.

Sav-Eco Packaging
Sav-Eco Packaging manufactures a range of paper bags, aiming to be environmentally friendly.

Bruntingthorpe operates an automotive and aerospace testing ground, also offering facilities for defence and off-road testing.

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth

Morningside Healthcare
Morningside Healthcare supplies and licenses pharmaceutical products.

EverythingBranded prints and supplies branded promotional products such as mugs and pens.

Charles Street Buildings Group
Charles Street Buildings Group invests in and manages commercial rental properties.

Heroic Care
Heroic Care provides home and residential care services for disabled adults as well as sports and holidays.

Home Instead West Leicestershire & Market Bosworth
Home Instead West Leicestershire & Market Bosworth provides home care services such as personal care, companionship and live-in care.

Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes

A team of Growth Hub advisers give one to one general and specialist business advice, including in-depth advice on developing action and growth plans. Businesses can also access a number of sector-specific programmes supporting creative businesses, fashion and textiles as well as food and drink. An international trade programme offers businesses hands-on support, guidance and funding to realise their global trade potential. Further support is offered through a workshop series and funding options. Selected growth businesses also have the opportunity to access the Zellar sustainability platform that gives emissions offset, energy reduction and sustainability advice and facilitates the sharing of best practice between peers.

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.