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Where the spending power was in 2017

Where the spending power was in 2017

Which growing companies had over £100k cash in the bank in 2017 and which regions have the most of these businesses.

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    The UK Job Generation Machine

    The UK Job Generation Machine

    "Mid-sized businesses created 780,000 new jobs last year, more than smaller businesses (135,000 new jobs) and FTSE 350 companies (320,000 new jobs) put together." BDO, January 2017 Research consistently outlines the pivotal role mid-sized businesses have in the UK economy – continually among the major job creators – yet often ignored by public policy. There are over 33,000 mid-sized firms (businesses with between 50 and 249 employees) in the UK. Our research has identified the fastest growing of these businesses - over 2,000 firms who have all grown at more than 20% year on year for the past 3 years in either...

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    The Northern Powerhouse has its hands full

    The Northern Powerhouse has its hands full

    There have been recent announcements of job losses at Coca Cola, Nestle and Swinton. This is likely to have a significant impact on those local communities affected across the UK. Continuing the work we have done into the small group of firms that represent the majority of employment in the UK ("Giant Firms" with 5000+ employees), we have looked at these businesses in terms of their combined regional impact. We have aggregated the data by region to show: The comparative number of employees represented by Giant Firms across each of the UK Regions Whether that figure has grown or declined over the past three years...

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    UK Giant Firms: G4S the biggest UK based employer

    UK Giant Firms: G4S the biggest UK based employer

    Just over 0.1% of UK businesses represent almost 40% of its employment. If you do not know who some of these businesses are, then you need to - whether growing or declining - their performance is vital to the country. Our Giant Firms report provides the full list, but in the mean time, here are the Top 5 UK based firms in terms of the number of employees they have globally:   Outsourcing company G4S are the biggest UK based employer, with over 611,000 staff members across the world.  They are followed by food and facilities management company, Compass Group...

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    The businesses you need to know about: The UK’s largest employers, mapped

    Economic Development employment giant firms GrowthHubs job creation jobs large firms LEPS Local Enterprise Partnerships SME UK

    The businesses you need to know about: The UK’s largest employers, mapped

    Just over 0.1% of UK businesses represent almost 40% of its employment. If you don't know who some of these businesses are, then you need to - whether growing or declining - their performance is vital to the country. The latest ONS Business Population estimates show almost 5.5 million businesses in the UK, employing over 26 million people. Only around 7,200 companies of these companies have over 250 employees or more (classed as large firms), yet they represent almost more than 10 million jobs across the country. And within this group of large firms, there is another group of even larger firms...

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