Rank Company Location Year end Annual sales rise over 3 years Latest sales £000s Staff Comment
1 AnescoEnergy efficiency consultancy Reading Mar 14 374.94% 106,654 92 Has helped to take more than 80,000 people out of fuel poverty
2 The Car Finance CompanyVehicle finance provider Portsmouth Dec 13 229.65% 18,584 200 Has signed a two year deal to sponsor Portsmouth Football Club
3 Day WebsterHealthcare recruitment consultancy Northeast London Mar 14 205.63% *28,917 90 Offers a same-day pay service to the healthcare professionals it places
4 Metcalfe’s Food CompanyRetail food brand Central London May 14 200.78% *9,131 21 Sells food and drink under its two brands - Itsu grocery and Metcalfe’s skinny
5 MissguidedOnline fashion retailer Manchester Mar 14 191.17% *51,000 443 It ships to 160 countries and has launched websites in the US, Australia and Europe
6 Right FormulaMotorsport marketing agency Central London Dec 13 179.77% *5,730 20 Its team has 150 years' combined experience in motorsports marketing
7 G2 EnergyElectrical and civil engineer Buckinghamshire Mar 14 178.61% 12,771 33 Has connected more than 370MW of renewable energy to the National Grid since 2006
8 Ambrey RiskSecurity risk management Herefordshire Jun 14 175.07% *23,268 60 Three founders started this security business in 2010 with just £5,000 each
9 Zeus CapitalCorporate finance services Manchester Mar 14 152.72% 25,936 27 In the past 15 months it has raised more than £1bn for 12 businesses listing on AIM
10 Ovo EnergyEnergy supplier Bristol Dec 13 140.14% 171,678 247 Founded five years ago, it already has nearly 385,000 customers
11 AlphaSightsBusiness information provider Central London Dec 13 139.73% 18,807 108 Executes 1,500 projects every month across more than 100 countries
12 Spencer OgdenRecruitment consultancy West London Dec 13 129.68% 51,382 237 Has placed more than 6,000 candidates in energy jobs since 2009
13 CawingredientsSoft drinks manufacturer North Yorkshire Sep 13 125.57% 44,328 100 200m bottles of soft drinks passed through its warehouse last year
14 Victoria BeckhamFashion retailer Southwest London Dec 13 120.24% *30,000 100 In September it opened a 6,000 sq ft flagship store in Mayfair
15 LSE Retail GroupOnline lighting retailer Manchester Dec 13 120.17% 6,771 32 Develops up to 700 new lighting products every year
16 Concrete CanvasConcrete impregnated fabrics manufacturer Wales Aug 13 118.33% *5,060 26 Pioneered a ‘building in a bag’ that requires only water and air for construction
17 EarthmillWind turbine installer West Yorkshire May 14 112.58% *13,415 27 Received a £4.1m investment from private equity house Connection Capital in 2013
18 PureGymGym operator Leeds Dec 13 108.66% †48,291 150 Its low-cost gym memberships start at a wallet-friendly £9.99 a month
19 Bill’s RestaurantsRestaurant operator Central London Jul 14 108.43% *53,856 1,419 Diners can buy Bill’s branded products inside the restaurants and online
20 The Alchemist Bar and RestaurantBar and restaurant operator Cheshire Mar 14 104.69% *9,629 175 Its mixologists use molecular techniques to create cocktails such as Mercury Rising
21 Xercise4LessGym operator Leeds Jul 14 104.16% *13,008 481 Attributes its 60% female membership rate to ladies’ only gyms in all of its sites
22 MedstromNHS product supplier Derbyshire Dec 13 98.85% 9,967 117 Its specialist beds and mattresses help to prevent pressure sores and aid patient handling
23 Spark EnergyEnergy supplier Scottish Borders Jun 14 97.46% *83,007 207 Signed up its 100,000th customer in June
24 Andrew JamesKitchen appliance manufacturer Durham Oct 13 96.21% *13,217 79 All staff are encouraged to study for the company’s own Edexcel-approved diploma
25 Graze.comOnline food retailer Surrey Feb 14 95.67% *52,661 169 Has been running trials by selling its snack boxes in London taxis
26 Bridge LeisureHoliday park operator Milton Keynes Dec 13 95.39% 9,661 131 Owns and operates holiday parks for investors including Aberdeen Asset Management
27 Roberts JacksonLegal services provider Cheshire Jul 14 94.82% *12,378 204 Acts for claimants in cases of industrial disease and accidents
28 Lily’s KitchenPet food manufacturer Northwest London Mar 14 93.15% *6,082 29 Its Christmas advent calendar for dogs contains hand baked organic cheese and apple biscuits
29 SupernutrientsSuperfood wholesaler Bath Mar 14 88.50% *7,104 29 Goji berries, coconut oil and wheatgrass are among its most popular products
30 CreamMedia agency Central London Dec 13 88.50% 11,177 12 Found that a new outfit costs, on average, £323 for a woman to look ‘a million dollars’
31 LION TrackhireTemporary roadway provider Nottinghamshire Mar 14 88.13% 11,895 97 Claims it is the largest stockholder of aluminium temporary roadways in the world
32 VentiaServiced office provider Central London Apr 14 87.31% *5,897 40 Provides 2,400 work spaces in 21 properties in London, Thames Valley and Bristol
33 GrenadeSports nutrition developer Coventry Aug 14 86.33% *6,340 10 American special forces count among this sports nutrition company's customers
34 Southampton Football ClubFootball club Southampton Jun 14 86.20% *106,099 289 Revenues have been boosted by a return to the Premiership in 2012-13
35 Tangle TeezerHair products supplier South London Mar 14 85.16% *14,413 15 Its famous fans include Victoria Beckham and Rihanna
36 Miers Construction ProductsConstruction products supplier Cambridgeshire Sep 14 80.27% *10,617 36 Won a construction innovation award for one of its wall spacers
37 Oak Furniture LandFurniture retailer Swindon Sep 13 79.56% 145,543 616 The founder designs most of the furniture himself
38 RACSPayroll services provider Wiltshire Mar 14 77.53% *67,976 71 Employs supply teachers, nurses and doctors
39 Coryton Advanced FuelsSpecialist fuel manufacturer Essex Jun 14 76.61% *8,624 26 Provides high performance fuels for motorsport
40 BrewDogBrewery Aberdeenshire Dec 13 75.75% 18,088 186 Once brewed the world’s strongest beer, The End of History, at 55% ABV
41 Monica VinaderJewellery designer Norfolk Jul 14 74.45% *13,988 121 Has a devoted celebrity following including Kate Winslet, Emma Watson and Cara Delevigne
42 Enra GroupSpecialist loan provider Borehamwood Dec 13 74.44% 7,742 20 Has bought a neighbouring bridging loan competitor
43 Channel 3 ConsultingHealthcare consultancy Leatherhead Mar 14 74.11% *11,015 45 Began work in the Middle East this year, with plans to expand into Asia in 2015
44 Help-Link UKEnergy-saving and heating specialist Leeds Mar 14 73.96% 73,483 307 Each year it installs more than 40,000 boilers in UK homes
45 eResponse RecruitmentRecruitment consultancy Worcestershire Sep 14 71.64% *20,132 57 Makes more than 6,000 placements each year
46 The GymGym operator Central London Dec 13 71.59% 36,179 106 Has 42 clubs nationwide with plans to open a further 15 this year
47 Inception GroupNightclub, bar & restaurant operator Central London Dec 13 71.24% 7,510 108 Its Bunga Bunga bar serves cocktails in goblets shaped as Silvio Berlusconi's head
48 GSM LondonHigher education provider Southeast London Sep 14 70.92% *39,511 646 Its career-focused degrees are accredited by Plymouth University
49 Clarke Design & BuildConstruction contractor Essex Sep 13 70.32% *7,329 17 A building contractor providing a one-stop shop from design to completion
50 Redfern TravelBusiness travel agent Bradford Mar 14 69.14% *202,514 93 Manages travel reservations for 10 government departments
51 Engage PartnersRecruitment consultancy Watford Dec 13 69.10% 18,259 91 Places supply and fixed-contract teachers in more than 1,000 primary and secondary schools
52 LoafFurniture retailer Central London Mar 14 68.04% *15,925 55 Received ‘significant’ investment in January from the founder of Monsoon and Accessorize
53 BEAR & Urban FruitFruit snack manufacturer Central London Oct 14 67.78% *16,333 29 Has more than 20,000 stockists, including Waitrose, Caffè Nero and Subway
54 CentekOilfield equipment manufacturer Devon Oct 13 67.34% 37,077 223 Makes equipment to keep oil and gas pipes centred in their holes
55 First UtilityEnergy supplier Warwick Dec 13 67.31% 283,531 312 Grew its customer base by 135,000 in 2013, to more than 314,000
56 HuntswoodCustomer services provider Reading Sep 13 67.14% 190,420 1,695 Handles regulatory issues for the UK financial services industry
57 Notonthehighstreet.comOnline retail marketplace Richmond Dec 13 65.90% 21,136 119 Has launched a German website selling items from 100 German producers
58 Dual EnergyEnergy supplier Worthing Jul 14 65.00% *43,992 64 Aims to provide a free smart meter for all of its customers
59 Ed’s Easy DinerRestaurant operator Central London Sep 14 63.99% *26,260 714 Has plans to expand its chain to well over 100 diners across the UK
60 TranswasteWaste recycler East Yorkshire Dec 13 63.33% 33,190 66 Handles more than 350,000 tons of waste every year
61 inov-8Specialist shoe retailer County Durham Dec 13 60.52% *17,373 59 America accounts for 45% of inov-8's sales of running shoes and apparel
62 Elmgrove FoodsOffal distributor County Tyrone Mar 14 59.95% *24,500 11 Has exported more than 75,000 tons of animal parts since it was founded in 2008
63 BullionByPostOnline gold dealer Birmingham Apr 14 59.57% *96,002 21 It shipped more than 47,000 packages of gold and silver last year
64 BathEmpire.comOnline bathroom retailer Coventry Dec 13 58.97% *18,594 98 Founders set up the company when they were just 24 years old
65 Chartway GroupHousebuilder and contractor Maidstone May 14 58.61% *21,849 59 Provides one-stop construction services to clients, including housing associations
66 Mint VelvetLadies' clothing retailer High Wycombe Apr 14 58.45% 48,103 454 Has opened new stores in Dublin, York and Cambridge this year
67 StrongvoxHousebuilder Somerset May 14 57.25% 15,468 24 Is building 28 luxury homes in the grounds of Sandhill Park, a Georgian mansion in rural Somerset
68 Natural Balance FoodsHealth food maker Buckinghamshire Mar 14 57.12% *13,230 24 Its entire product range is all-natural, vegan, gluten and additive free, and produced in the UK
69 KinapsePharmaceutical regulations consultancy Southwest London Mar 14 56.45% 17,126 232 Has opened new offices in the UK, India and the US this year
70 Côte RestaurantsRestaurant operator Central London Jul 13 56.01% 64,729 1,479 Private equity firm CBPE backed a £100m buyout last year
71 RMECOilfield services provider Forfar Mar 14 55.19% *9,027 16 Still operates from the founder's family farm in Scotland
72 La Fosse AssociatesTechnology recruitment consultancy Central London Dec 13 54.44% 23,776 65 Company supports an orphanage and school in Malawi
73 EntiérFacilities services provider Aberdeen Sep 13 54.05% 32,213 136 Runs a competition for Aberdeen schoolchildren to win an apprenticeship at the firm
74 RaphaCycling apparel maker and retailer North London Feb 14 53.99% †28,121 170 Has diversified into Rapha Cycle Clubs, a meeting place for cyclists, a retail space and a café
75 Golden CharterFuneral plan provider Glasgow Mar 14 53.54% 32,591 355 It works on behalf of more than 3,150 independent funeral directors throughout the UK
76 2 HeadsExhibition design agency Buckinghamshire Jul 13 52.90% 10,860 31 Its clients include Disney, Sony and BBC Worldwide
77 Animal Friends Pet InsurancePet insurance provider Wiltshire Dec 13 52.79% 11,695 96 Has donated £2m to more than 300 animal welfare charities
78 Beautybay.comOnline cosmetics retailer Manchester Dec 13 52.73% 15,705 52 Stocks 9,000 beauty lines, ranging from exfoliators and skin peels to false eye lashes
79 Naked WinesOnline wine retailer Norwich Dec 13 52.36% 38,670 80 Its 220,000 ‘angel’ investors receive discounts of up to 50% on retail prices
80 ChildrensalonChildrenswear retailer Tunbridge Wells Dec 13 52.32% 20,068 93 Stocks children’s clothes from more than 270 brands, including Dior, Gucci and Burberry
81 StaffgroupRecruitment consultancy Central London Dec 13 52.01% 42,488 99 Works in more than 40 countries with customers such as Intel and Chevron
82 SovexConveyor belt manufacturer Wirral Dec 13 51.75% 20,417 149 Its conveyor belts are used by postal companies to move parcels
83 NascoConsumer goods distributor West London Dec 13 51.33% 22,299 45 Offers foreign language labelling on the products it exports for customers
84 BDB Design BuildCar showroom builder Sheffield Mar 14 50.56% *24,106 19 Has built more than 100 car dealerships
85 Abra WholesaleConsumer products wholesaler North London Mar 14 50.35% *34,927 50 Planning to expand across East Africa, the Middle East and Far East
86 Zigma Ground SolutionsTemporary roadway provider Stansted Mar 14 49.95% *11,005 15 Every year it provides a temporary track during a Ferrari display for Children in Need
87 LA Micro UKIT reseller Windsor Apr 14 49.83% *9,722 19 Has 5,000 business and public sector customers worldwide
88 Express EngineeringPrecision engineer Gateshead Mar 14 49.75% *†37,792 251 It services oil and gas clients such as GE Oil & Gas, Aker and Cameron
89 Original BTCLighting manufacturer Oxfordshire Oct 13 49.59% *8,191 46 Its lights illuminate Gordon Ramsay's Maze restaurant in London
90 GemporiaHome shopping jewellery retailer Worcestershire Mar 14 49.38% *99,564 579 The co-founders starred in an ITV documentary about the business, shown in September
91 Clubhouse GolfGolf retailer Manchester Sep 13 49.23% *7,807 49 Its 25,000 sq ft warehouse stocks 4,500 product lines
92 Nurture LandscapesLandscape maintenance Surrey Mar 14 48.29% 11,984 231 Sells honey from its beehives at the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus to raise money for charity
93 Distinction DoorsDoor distributor Barnsley Dec 13 47.83% 33,346 49 Is expanding overseas, sending a delivery to its first customer in India in September
94 CNGCommercial gas supplier Harrogate Apr 14 47.62% *196,554 74 Aims to more than double its share of the commercial gas market to 10% within 10 years
95 Glide UtilitiesUtility payment services provider Birmingham Sep 14 47.20% *13,000 63 Has raised more than £1m from angel investors since it was founded in 2006
96 Tandom Metallurgical GroupMetal processor Cheshire Aug 13 47.18% 58,211 66 Investment in new equipment means it can now produce more than 700 tons of alloy a week
97 Vibrant Energy MattersEnergy services provider Caerphilly Dec 13 46.99% 7,201 158 Has supplied more than 1m Energy Performance Certificates since it was founded in 2008
98 LoungersCafé and bar operator Bristol Apr 14 45.61% *33,731 880 Operates 53 informal café bars and restaurant bars across England and Wales
99 Corbin & KingRestaurant and hotel operator Central London Mar 14 45.45% *35,402 674 In October it opened its first hotel, the Beaumont in Mayfair
100 SportsShoes.comSports goods retailer West Yorkshire Feb 14 44.57% 33,475 101 Sells running shoes and clothing to customers in 100 countries

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