The number of fast-growing ambitious businesses with leaders hungry for success is increasing across Cheshire and Warrington – new insights from the ScaleUp Institute reveal.
There are now 595 companies in the region that meet the definition of scaleup because they have increased turnover or employment by more than 20% annually. Cheshire and Warrington scaleups are employing a total of 78,000 staff and their turnover is worth £7.6 billion. This is according to new research by the ScaleUp Institute based on the latest 2017 ONS data.
In the area, the top five scaleups by employment growth are Proximo, County Milk Products, Laker Vent Engineering, Crest Medical and Kinaxia, while the top five for turnover growth are Laker Vent Engineering, Williams Tarr, Myprotein, Gladman and Kinaxia.
Across the UK there are over 36,000 scaleups, an increase of 3.7% from 2016.