“Aspire, achieve and advance” is the motto of this Derby-based business that counts events and publishing company Informa among its clients. Group chief executive Peter Marples, 53, and co-founder Di McEvoy-Robinson, 55, set up the business in 2008 and grew revenues to £25.5m in 2016. The group runs 38 academies and launched its first overseas training centre, in America, last year. It recently launched a software apprenticeship to join existing courses in digital marketing, accountancy and business administration.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank64
Company3aaa
ActivityApprentice training provider
LocationDerby
Annual sales rise over 3 years58.07%
Latest sales £000s25,505
Staff422
Founded2008
Websitewww.3aaa.co.uk

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