LOCAL AREA SUMARY:
Swindon and Wiltshire
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
Dyson designs home utilities products such as vacuum cleaners and hairdryers.
Aspire Defence Capital Works
Aspire Defence Capital Works operates a construction firm that develops accommodation for the military.
JB Global operates an e-commerce retailer, specialising in furniture.
Bath ASU provides manufacturing services for pharmaceutical products. Service include deployment of clinical trials, batch manufacturing and patient-specific manufacturing.
Rygor operates a Mercedes-Benz dealership, as well as offering MOT services.
Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth
Knees Home & Electrical
Knees Home & Electrical sells home appliances, furnishings and ware.
One 77 Mortgages
One 77 Mortgages provides mortgage and insurance advisory services.
Tetronics International constructs waste and recovery plants that are specially designed based on tests conducted on the particular waste material prior to construction at their testing site.
Wessex Catering offers catering and electrical maintenance services.
Woods Valldata has developed a range of software that allows charities to manage their fundraising activities such as donations, raffles and lotteries.
Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes
Scaleups can access support and advice from the Growth Hub’s Business Navigators. They may be referred to the University of Bath’s SetSquared Programme which links entrepreneurs with the research and expertise of six university partners. Swindon and Wiltshire scaleups can also freely access SetSquared’s Innovation Workout – a two-day online programme designed to build a practical strategy for future growth.
Resources on the Growth Hub’s website guide scaleups through a range of issues and challenges faced by fast-growing companies, such as developing their brand and preparing an organisation for growth, and also hosts a Funder Finder.
The key barriers to growth are Talent , Markets and Finance. They are looking for support through Public sector funding for innovation/R&D, British Business Bank and DIT.
Top barriers to growth
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- Public sector funding for innovation/R&D
- British Business Bank