“scale up” account for the majority of new jobs in the economy. These firms can play a key role in the recovery. However, scaling up brings new challenges.
The success story of Fine Food Group looks different from the glitzy high-tech start-ups featured in business magazines or in investment blogs. The OECD report Understanding Firm Growth: Helping SMEs Scale Up shows that its storyis nonetheless much more representative of a typical scaler than that of a high-tech start-up.