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UK Business Support Services Industry

Discover the UK’s Business Support Services industry and the companies providing employment, cleaning, office and other labour services to UK businesses. View company data, industry trends, market size, financials and download our free sector report today.

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What are Business Support Services?

The Business Support Services industry comprises a wide range of companies, agencies and organisations offering a variety of services for businesses.

These services can include temporary, contract or permanent staffing solutions; office and administrative support, human resources, landscaping, cleaning services, security and access control solutions, transport and vehicle rental, document management and archiving, office supplies and equipment, and other miscellaneous business support services.

Companies in this industry may work with individuals, businesses, government agencies and other organisations to provide a comprehensive range of solutions and services. The UK Business Support Services industry is highly competitive and requires companies to stay ahead of the curve in terms of technology and customer service. Companies must also be highly organised and efficient to remain profitable in an increasingly complex and competitive environment.

Business Support Services sector summary

Key information you should know about the Business Support Services sector from our AI-driven platform of over 5 million companies:

  • Business Support Services has turnover of £70.05bn, meaning it is our 18th largest RTIC, and our 38th fastest growing sector.
  • The Business Support Services sector is one of the top 10 fastest growing recipients of Innovate UK grants.
36,393
COMPANIES CONSIDERED
£70.1bn
TOTAL TURNOVER
657,359
TOTAL EMPLOYEES
£2.9bn
TOTAL INVESTMENT FUNDING
£15.1m
TOTAL INNOVATE UK GRANT FUNDING
4.6%
AVERAGE COMPANY GROWTH PER YEAR

Business Support Services verticals

Our Business Support Services RTIC is made up of 6 individual industry verticals, including verticals such as Employment and Recruitment Services, Landscaping and Cleaning Services, Machinery Rental Services. You can find out more about the verticals by buying a report, visualising the sector on our platform, or by downloading the data.

  • Sector Code Description Records
  • RTIC0069 Business Support Services 36393 companies

    Companies providing services that facilitate the activity of third party businesses.

    • Business Support Services: Employment and Recruitment Services

      Companies offering recruitment services.

      11503 companies
    • Business Support Services: Landscaping and Cleaning Services

      Companies specialised in providing services to buildings and. landscaping activities

      11722 companies
    • Business Support Services: Machinery Rental Services

      Companies leasing machinery for professional/industrial purposes.

      2697 companies
    • Business Support Services: Office Support Services

      Companies offering support services for office environments.

      5418 companies
    • Business Support Services: Security Services

      Companies providing physical security services and security systems.

      4925 companies
    • Business Support Services: Vehicle Rental Services

      Companies offering car, light motor vehicle and van/truck rentals.

      1086 companies

Business Support Services industry growth

We estimate that the UK Business Support Services sector could be worth approximately £87.7bn by 2027, based on the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6%. Below you can see the five year turnover forecast for the RTIC from 2023 to 2027.

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– Overview of key verticals
– Geographic analysis & breakdown
– Key insights & trends

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