New Anglia

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

Beattie Passive
Beattie Passive provides Passivhaus buildings and construction projects which are properties that meet a standard for energy efficiency and minimise their ecological impact.

Seven Resourcing
Seven Resourcing provides recruitment services for a range of industries, including the social care and criminal justice sectors.

Southgate operates a packaging, fulfilment and printing firm.

Maze retails outdoor furniture and accessories.

JEB Technologies
JEB Technologies works with businesses in the industrial and medical sectors to design, manufacture and bring to market a variety of products.

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth

Colourchange UPVC
Colourchange UPVC supplies and installs UPVC windows, doors, and conservatories in domestic properties.

The Sourdough Company
The Sourdough Company produces and sells wholesale baked bread products to businesses.

UK Customs Solutions
UK Customs Solutions provides customs compliance consultancy services, advising in areas such as importing, documentation, and international transfers.

Two Magpies Bakery
Two Magpies Bakery operates a number of bakeries and cafes and runs baking workshops.

Stephenson Smart
Stephenson Smart provides a range of accountancy and advisory services to private and corporate clients.

Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes

Established in 2018, Scale Up New Anglia (SUNA) supports the scaling journeys of key local businesses in the area. The programme is now fully embedded in the local business support ecosystem and incorporates a range of growth support including: Silver to Gold Growth Pathway, supporting around 50 scaleups annually through a guided, highly interactive learning programme; Scale Up Mastermind Pathway, a six-month peer learning programme; and Scale Up Masterclasses provide short focused support covering key challenges such as finance options HR and marketing strategies. Additional support for early-stage scaling businesses include the High Growth Network supporting them to develop a growth-centred business plan and the new skills-focused Skills Programmes acting as a gateway to SUNA’s Silver to Gold and Mastermind pathways. SUNA alumni are also referred to partners across the ecosystem such as Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK, Tech Nation Upscale and the London Stock Exchange.

Scaleup Views

The key barriers to growth are UK Markets & International Markets / Access to infrastructure/premises / broadband/, Access to external support / advice (e.g. from mentors / peers) and . They are looking for support through Networks of mentors / professional support and want easier access to Growth Hubs and LEPs and J3.

Top barriers to growth

  1. UK Markets & International Markets / Access to infrastructure/premises / broadband/
  2. Access to external support / advice (e.g. from mentors / peers)

want TO SEE more of:

  • Networks of mentors / professional support
  • Growth Hubs and LEPs
  • Help to grow

Programmes tailored to the region’s creative industries will sit alongside further support focused at helping scaleups address skills gaps including the recently launched Create Growth programme offering scaleup support and investor building activities in the area. SUNA also plans new initiatives to support scaleups to achieve their net zero and CSR ambitions.