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

Knights Pharmacy
Knights Pharmacy runs a number of pharmacies across the UK and offers free online prescription services.

Deep-Secure provides businesses with threat control and virtual security services primarily focused on content sharing in organisations.

Aspens provides a range of catering services and consultancy services to the food industry.

Hannafin Contractors
Hannafin Contractors provides construction related services such as demolition, excavation, site preparation and deconstruction.

Mainstay Group
Mainstay Group provides residential, commercial property and facilities management services such as rental collection and increasing the property’s value.

Top 5 Visible Scaleups by Turnover Growth

Egbert Taylor
Egbert Taylor provides a range of waste management services.

Benniman provides construction and fit-out services to the commercial, retail, industrial and primary care sectors.

C R MacDonald
C R MacDonald operates a fleet of vehicles that provide paving and asphalt road surfacing for clients in the industrial, commercial and public sectors.

Arrowvale manufactures and designs various electronic parts, specialising in recording equipment.

Aspens provides a range of catering services and consultancy services to the food industry.

Local LEP ScaleUp Programmes

Worcestershire’s Growth Hub has launched an “Inspiring Growth-Journey to Success” series targeting scale-up companies to participate in round table sessions and is developing a directory, identifying the scaleups and promoting their expertise and capabilities.

Scaleups can benefit from the 12-month Business Growth programme delivered by BizSmart with regular tutorials and exercises as well in-depthy analysis of business performance. BizSmart also provides SmartBoards which deliver peer-to-peer networking for growth and scaleup companies supported by business experts.

BetaDen – co-located one of the UK’s first 5G testbeds at the Malvern Hills Science Park – provides a platform for businesses to develop next-generation technology. BetaDen also offers entrepreneurs, startups and scaleup businesses a package of business support including free office space, mentorship from selected experts, access to Worcestershire’s 5G testbed advice and proof of concept funds.

Scaleup Views

The key barriers to growth are access to tax breaks and access to talent. The key forms of support sought are local universities / business schools, funding for innovation and R&D and local professional services.

Top barriers to growth

  • Access to talent
  • Access to tax breaks

want TO SEE more of:

  • Local universities/business schools
  • Local professional services e.g. accountants and lawyers
  • Public sector funding for innovation and R&D

The LEP intends to continue to build awareness of Betaden and enhance its credibility. It is planning to create and build a network of local company Chief Technology Officers to widen the scope and extent of current networking.