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

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

Total Motion
Total Motion provides management services for commercial vehicle fleets, including developing vehicle tracking and fleet management software.

Cofresh Snacks
Cofresh Snacks produces a range of food, specialising in Indian-based snacks.

Morningside develops and supplies healthcare products and pharmaceuticals.

ECL Civil Engineering
ECL Civil Engineering provides a variety of civil engineering and building services.

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth

Crowfoots Carriers
Crowfoots Carriers provides a wide range of freight and delivery services for business customers.

Reflex Vehicle Hire
Reflex Vehicle Hire provides a van hiring service that allows clients to track the location of any vans that have been hired through their website.

ECL Civil Engineering
ECL Civil Engineering provides a variety of civil engineering and building services.

Davidson Homes
Davidson Homes operates a residential property construction business.

Moran Logistics
Moran Logistics provides logistics and storage services and specialises in transporting food products in multi temperature vehicles.

Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes

Leicester and Leicestershire LEP (LLEP) Growth Hub is working with a range of key stakeholders to implement strategies and deliver initiatives to identify and target businesses with scaleup potential.

The existing network of business advisers has recently been expanded as part of the strengthening of Growth Hub activities. Building on the already well established networks within the area’s business community, strategies and activities have been have been co-designed to engage and work with companies that are ambitious about growth. The team of Growth Hub advisers provide one-to-one general and specialist business advice, including in-depth advice on developing action and growth plans.

The advisers currently provide tailored advice and support through a wide number of programmes within the LLEP area, ensuring access to services that encourage growth, innovation and finance. There is also a wide range of workshops and events covering areas such as accessing new markets, investment marketing, accessing finance and exporting.

Scaleup Views

The key barriers to growth are access to talent, access to UK markets and access to larger corporates in supply chains. They are looking for support through large corporates, growth hubs and funding for innovation and R&D.

Top barriers to growth

  • Access to UK markets
  • Access to larger corporates in supply chains

want TO SEE more of:

  • Large corporates
  • Growth Hubs and LEPs
  • Innovate UK
  • Public sector funding for innovation and R&D

LLEP Growth Hub plans include a targeted scaleup service expanded to focus support on leadership and management, marketing and investment readiness. This support including peer-to-peer mentoring will be offered to businesses throughout 2020 aand provided The support will be provided by a consortia of partners.