LOCAL AREA SUMARY:
Total number of scaleups
No. by employee growth
No. by turnover growth
No. by employee and turnover growth
Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Employee Growth
Utilita Energy operates an energy supplier.
Medina Foodservice wholesales a range of food products to the catering trade.
Churchill Retirement Living
Churchill Retirement Living develops properties for retirement housing.
Imperial Cars operates multiple car dealerships, selling a range of used vehicles, and offering various repair and maintenance services.
Colt Group designs and supplies a range of climate control systems, specialising in ventilation, solar shading and smoke control.
Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth
Paultons Park operates a theme park that features a number of attractions, including rollercoasters, a zoo and Peppa Pig World – a theme park for toddlers based on the Peppa Pig TV show.
Harwin manufactures electronic components, specialising in interconnect devices and printed circuit board hardware.
The Fair Trade Practice
The Fair Trade Practice provides claims management services for mis-sold PPI.
Serocor provides support for businesses in the recruitment and human capital management sectors using mentorship programmes. These programmes provide businesses both with industry expertise and back office support.
CAPTEC manufactures specialist computers and provides IT infrastructure support services to their clients, who exist in a number of sectors such as medical, energy and defence.
Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes
Solent LEP is working with partners across the area to provide a range of expert programmes to businesses. Get Set for Solent, delivered by YTKO, is a European funded programme for growth businesses. Expert advice and grant funding is available.
The LEP is delivering a range of peer network groups with some focused groups for Tech, Creatives, Construction, Ethnic minorities and Female entrepreneurs. Further new support includes a Digital Accelerator Programme and Potential Exporters Programme.
The key barriers to growth are Markets, Talent and Finance. They are looking for support through Public sector funding for innovation/R&D and Local or national government.
Top barriers to growth
want TO SEE more of:
- Public sector funding for innovation/R&D
- Local or national government