South East Midlands

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

Maxxia provides asset finance services to a range of different businesses.

NMS International Group
NMS International Group provides national infrastructure planning as well as project management and security services.

Global Pacific Food Group
Global Pacific Food Group grows and distributes fruits for wholesale.

Hybrid Air Vehicles
Hybrid Air Vehicles has designed and manufactures a hybrid aircraft, which is a cross between lighter-than-air technologies, as used in airships, and heavier-than-air technologies, as used in aeroplanes.

ARM Networks
ARM Networks provides LAN and Wireless network management services to businesses.

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth

Walnut Pet Supplies
Walnut Pet Supplies pet food, in addition to providing grooming and veterinary services.

NMS International Group
NMS International Group provides national infrastructure planning as well as project management and security services.

Graphnet Health
Graphnet Health operates as a care record software supplier to the healthcare industry, which aims to increase patient engagement through providing community assessment, care planning and apps for personal condition monitoring.

ODM provides field sales and marketing services while also offering training courses.

Motorhog sells used cars and car parts and offers vehicle recycling services.

Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes

SEMLEP offers a range of support for scaleups and ambitious scaling businesses through its Growth Hub including its flagship Growth Curve programme, which help them overcome current challenges through specialist university masterclasses, one-to-one business advisory, access to grant funding and peer learning. Access to Finance support can be accessed through the recently launched Green Recovery and Innovation Grant scheme, offering between £1k and £10K grants to support innovation and decarbonisation initiatives; the Midlands Engine Investment Fund and Central Arc Angels. The hub works closely with Cranfield university and Natwest helping ambitious high-growth potential businesses access support to accelerate their growth. The Hub also refers to scaleups on a number of other national and specialist programmes including Barclays Eagle Labs, Vistage, Innovate UK Edge and DIT.

Scaleup Views

The key barriers to growth are UK Markets & International Markets, Access to the talent you can hire and Infrastructure, Finance. They are looking for support through Funding/support for innovation and R&Dand want easier acces to Banks and other financial suppliers.

Top barriers to growth

  1. UK Markets & International Markets
  2. Access to the talent you can hire
  3. Infrastructure, Finance

want TO SEE more of:

  • Funding/support for innovation and R&D
  • Banks and other financial suppliers

Local future scaleup support will be informed by the Growth Curve with new developments planned to support innovation infrastructure. A new grant programme will provide support for growth capital and ongoing partnerships across the support ecosystem will continue providing mentoring and peer learning.