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One of LCR’s largest SME’s, Avrenim, continues to grow with support from the LCR High Growth Programme

Recently named as ‘Ones to Watch’ under the Zero Carbon Economy category in Growth Platform’s #AmbitiousLCRList, Avrenim are making their mark as business leaders within the Liverpool City Region.

Liverpool based Avrenim is a full-service partner for facilities, energy and construction. Established in 2018, Avrenim was set up to initially control three specialist areas of service delivery, facilities management, projects and refurbishments, consultancy and advice and later restructured to concentrate on consultancy services and design, project delivery, facilities management and energy services. Avrenim’s main customer focus is large estate, including healthcare, educational and local authority customers.

Through service delivery, Avrenim remain conscious of carbon footprint and the work they complete for clients in turn supports customers through the UK energy transition from conventional power/thermal generation to low-carbon and renewable energy solutions to meet sustainability and decarbonisation goals.

Avrenim, one of the largest SME’s in the region, accessed support from the LCR High Growth Programme via the Edge Hill University Productivity and Innovation Centre (PIC) ‘Innovation Sprint’ programme which supports high growth businesses to dig deep into their data in order to increase productivity and drive innovation.

Since completion of the programme, Avrenim, have adopted a new business development technology and invested significantly in ongoing staff training, resulting in an increase in annual turnover, secured several new large contracts, and created 6 new jobs.

In May 2023 they announced new healthcare, commercial, and green energy project wins across the UK, with the contract values totalling in excess of £3.25m in quarter one. Avrenim has also announced rising revenues from £12m in 2022 to £17.1m in 2023.

Simon Harris, company chief executive, said:

“Avrenim’s success has been a result of our teams’ hard work, dedication, and commitment to driving quality standards, and being solution focused and agile to the needs of our clients and stakeholders.

“It further demonstrates our ambitions to expand our services and customer base in the market with a solid foundation in healthcare and renewable energy sectors over the next two years.”

The LCR High Growth Programme was specifically designed to support high growth (or high growth potential) businesses in the Liverpool City Region to adapt, innovate, and grow.

Innovation Sprint programme through Edge Hill PIC is part of the LCR High Growth Programme that is part funded by ERDF and the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and delivered by Growth Platform – Liverpool City Region Growth Company.

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