Rank Company Location Year end Annual sales rise over 3 years Latest sales £000s Staff Founded Comment
1 GreenTech DistributionMobile phone recycler and distributor High Wycombe Feb 15 248.40% 48,936 20 2010 Is rolling out an in-store repairs service with Samsung and network operators
2 Honest BurgersBurger restaurant operator Central London Jan 15 205.67% *6,900 252 2011 Founders financed their second restaurant in 2012 with a friends-and-family fundraiser
3 Talon OutdoorMedia agency Central London Dec 14 194.71% 7,975 77 2007 Placed outdoor advertising for the latest James Bond movie
4 Heck! FoodGourmet sausage producer North Yorkshire Jul 15 158.82% *5,674 30 2004 Named after a line in the 1983 movie Risky Business, starring Tom Cruise
5 Day WebsterHealthcare recruitment consultancy Northeast London Mar 15 155.62% *63,696 144 2009 Has more than 12,000 temporary healthcare staff on its books
6 Carfinance247Vehicle finance provider Manchester Jun 15 148.50% *9,747 176 2006 Receives on average 35,000 inquiries a month for car finance
7 Athena PTSElectrical engineering services Cumbria Jul 15 126.33% *5,116 29 2011 Has won business from clients such as EDF, Eon and BAE Systems
8 G2 EnergyElectrical and civil engineer Buckinghamshire Mar 15 121.72% 32,348 60 2006 Has connected almost 1GW of renewable energy to the National Grid since 2011
9 PureGymGym operator Leeds Dec 14 121.19% 68,631 229 2008 Olympic cyclist Sir Chris Hoy joined as an investor and adviser in June
10 The Car Finance CompanyVehicle finance provider Portsmouth Jun 15 119.43% †*53,918 400 2007 Finances nearly 2,000 new customers every month
11 GtechDomestic appliance manufacturer Worcestershire Nov 14 117.45% 48,347 65 2001 Has sold more than 22m domestic appliances in 19 countries
12 MissguidedOnline fashion retailer Manchester Mar 15 115.31% *87,195 225 2009 Its website carries 8,000 styles and ships 280,000 items a week
13 ESM PowerElectrical engineer Scunthorpe Apr 15 113.23% *9,357 28 2002 Has plans to expand overseas into continental Europe and the US
14 Bill’s RestaurantsRestaurant operator Central London Aug 15 107.98% †*89,952 2,371 2004 Has recently opened restaurants in Trafford and Bishop's Stortford
15 Crystal Palace Football ClubFootball club South London Jun 14 107.18% 90,401 142 1905 Has been promoted to the Premier League more times than any other football club
16 Mobile Phones DirectOnline mobile phone retailer Berkshire Mar 15 101.35% 63,581 56 2011 Sells the latest mobile phone handsets from manufacturers such as Apple, Samsung, and Sony
17 Xercise4LessGym operator Leeds Jul 15 99.44% *21,798 572 2006 Has 34 gyms and plans to have 100 in the UK and continental Europe by the end of 2017
18 Lily’s KitchenPet food manufacturer Northwest London Mar 15 97.68% *11,704 33 2008 Its wholesome pet treats include snack bars for dogs containing wheatgrass, spirulina and kale
19 AnescoEnergy efficiency consultancy Reading Mar 15 95.55% 160,194 114 2008 Claims to have helped to take more than 275,000 people out of fuel poverty
20 New World Trading CompanyPub and restaurant operator Cheshire Mar 15 94.83% *17,737 347 2011 Offers a record 151 rums at its Smugglers Cove branch in Liverpool
21 AlphaSightsBusiness information provider Central London Dec 14 94.32% 31,550 193 2008 Conducts 1,500 projects every month across more than 100 countries
22 Enra GroupSpecialist loan provider Borehamwood Dec 14 90.73% †16,203 52 2009 Acquired the bridging lender West One Loans last year
23 Iam-SoldProperty auction services provider Newcastle upon Tyne Oct 14 89.86% *8,655 57 2009 Two graduates started the business with £10,000 borrowed from family and friends
24 LSE Retail GroupOnline lighting retailer Manchester Dec 14 88.70% 10,252 51 2010 Develops more than 1,000 new lighting products every year
25 Lioncourt HomesHousebuilder and developer Worcestershire Mar 15 88.64% 40,123 35 2006 Expects to sell about 200 homes next year
26 SupernutrientsSuperfood wholesaler Bath Mar 15 85.79% *12,506 27 2010 Supplies organic superfoods such as Chia seeds and goji berries to Waitrose
27 Troy GroupFit-out contractor Suffolk Aug 15 84.08% *14,744 13 2011 Has renovated more than 12,000 rooms for Travelodge since 2013
28 MedicsProHealthcare recruitment consultancy Essex Aug 15 78.77% *41,961 111 2001 Acquired a new agency in August focusing on supplying GPs and practice nurses nationwide
29 UK Power SolutionsUtility connection services provider Gloucestershire Sep 14 78.05% †17,004 88 2009 Conducted overseas projects last year in the Caribbean, Middle East and Africa
30 Oak Furniture LandFurniture retailer Swindon Sep 14 77.81% 191,516 880 2004 The founder designs most of the furniture himself
31 Tangle TeezerHair products supplier South London Mar 15 73.01% 23,176 22 2005 20 brushes are sold every minute in more than 70 countries
32 Andrew JamesKitchen appliance manufacturer Durham Jan 15 72.28% †17,544 90 2005 Provided vacuum pack equipment to Sir Ranulph Fiennes on an Antarctic expedition
33 Butterfly TwistsFootwear designer Central London Mar 15 71.18% *5,134 30 2009 Sells its footwear in more than 50 countries, including Japan, the Philippines and Mexico
34 LoafFurniture retailer Central London Mar 15 71.05% 22,108 72 2008 Anew 8,000 sq ft Battersea Shack has an ice cream parlour and games room
35 BrewDogBrewery Aberdeenshire Dec 14 71.04% 29,615 277 2007 Once brewed the world’s strongest beer, The End of History, at 55% ABV
36 Designer HabitatHomeware manufacturer Manchester Jun 15 70.84% †*21,427 90 2009 Mark Januszewski started the business with a £120 loan from his brother
37 PJA DistributionMobile phone accessories distributor Stockton-On-Tees May 15 70.57% *7,308 68 2010 Stocks gadgets such as selfie sticks alongside mobile phone accessories
38 Southampton Football ClubFootball club Southampton Jun 15 70.55% 113,735 302 1885 Former Saint, Charles Miller, introduced football to Brazil in 1894
39 BTL PropertyResidential construction contractor Southwest London Apr 15 70.47% *7,551 22 2002 Employs former military officers to challenge the disorganised small-builder stereotype
40 Cult WinesWine merchant Southwest London Aug 15 69.54% *17,232 16 2007 Has more than 1,600 clients in 55 countries worldwide
41 CTruk GroupOffshore wind services Essex Sep 14 68.75% 31,704 134 2008 Secured £1m funding through the government’s Regional Growth Fund in February
42 Giggling SquidRestaurant operator Guildford Mar 15 68.44% 7,655 300 2008 Secured a £6.4m investment from BGF last month
43 VentiaServiced office provider Central London Apr 15 68.25% *9,282 42 2009 Opened 7,000 sq ft of office space in Wimbledon's Old Town hall in May
44 Engage PartnersRecruitment consultancy Watford Dec 14 67.03% 28,107 102 2009 Matches teachers from around the world with more than 1,000 UK schools
45 Pure Made For YouHealthy food chain Central London Dec 14 65.17% *7,766 160 2009 Has 20 bicycles to deliver its seasonal, healthy food across London
46 VardagsFamily law firm Central London Mar 15 62.65% *6,506 48 2005 Founder Ayesha Vardag is known as "the diva of divorce"
47 NatooraFresh produce supplier Southeast London Dec 14 62.43% *11,405 121 2004 Supplies more than 100 tons of fresh fruit and vegetables each week
48 MCCGLCCreative design agency Central London Sep 14 62.14% 8,868 35 2005 Generates 97% of its sales abroad, including trade shows in Barcelona, Berlin and Las Vegas
49 Lion TrackhireTemporary roadway provider Nottinghamshire Mar 15 61.99% *15,427 132 2009 Recently provided Irish National Ploughing Championships with 24km of roadway
50 InstantprintOnline printer Rotherham Apr 15 61.97% 14,412 149 2009 Won a Guinness world record for the largest business card ever produced, at 3.41 sq m
51 Rise Technical RecruitmentRecruitment consultancy Bristol Jun 15 61.78% *9,147 73 2005 Has 290,000 engineers on its database
52 Readie ConstructionConstruction contractor Essex Mar 15 61.56% *51,569 41 2008 Is constructing 1.5m sq ft of warehousing across the Midlands and southeast England
53 Opus Recruitment SolutionsIT recruitment consultancy Bristol Dec 14 61.50% *25,049 60 2008 Opened offices in Sydney last year and in Amsterdam and New York this year
54 Cruise.co.ukCruise travel agent Worcestershire Nov 14 60.51% 30,075 140 1984 Encourages its travel consultants to develop their own following on social media
55 Spencer OgdenRecruitment consultancy West London Dec 14 60.23% 76,794 388 2010 Has placed more than 10,000 candidates in energy jobs since founding
56 Pacific ProduceFruit and vegetable importer Oxfordshire Nov 14 59.98% 30,986 10 2010 Distributes fruit and vegetables grown in Latin America to European customers
57 Your World Recruitment GroupHealthcare recruitment consultancy Central London Dec 14 59.13% 66,820 120 2005 Provides 87% of the staff it sources to the NHS
58 Panther WarehousingLogistics services provider Northampton Dec 14 59.01% 20,102 150 1989 Chairman Wilson Barrett started the business in his spare bedroom
59 CennoxATM maintenance services Surrey Dec 14 58.97% †24,160 386 2006 Services cash machines in every American state except Hawaii
60 Liquid PersonnelRecruitment consultancy Manchester Mar 15 58.11% 52,847 78 2006 Co-founder sold his car to raise the money to start the business
61 GenpowerPower equipment distributor Pembrokeshire Mar 15 58.04% *5,500 42 2006 Expanded overseas to supply markets in Mozambique, Zambia and Botswana this year
62 Welch & TidyHousehold goods wholesaler West London Dec 14 58.01% 26,877 48 2002 Featured in a challenge on BBC's The Apprentice in 2011
63 4mostCredit risk analytics consultancy Central London Sep 15 57.81% *5,013 50 2011 Plans to launch overseas within the next 12 months
64 Energy Light BulbsLighting products supplier West London Mar 15 57.73% *5,296 14 2010 Has sold about 15m energy-saving light bulbs since 2010
65 GrenadeSports nutrition developer Coventry Aug 15 57.14% *8,401 16 2009 Signs up record holders and endurance athletes to promote its sports nutrition products
66 Ed’s Easy DinerRestaurant operator Central London Sep 15 57.10% *36,500 980 1987 Has plans to expand its chain to well over 100 diners across the UK
67 VegwareRecyclable packaging manufacturer Edinburgh Jan 15 56.61% *9,830 41 2006 Its Food Waste Network matches UK businesses with local food waste recycling services
68 Pet BrandsPet accessory manufacturer Wakefield Jan 15 56.18% *7,220 29 2008 Sells pet products — from dog shampoo to bird feeders — in 54 countries
69 TOM Vehicle RentalRental vehicle provider North Lanarkshire Mar 15 55.03% 143,165 491 1990 Plans to expand its rental fleet to 15,000 vehicles by 2018
70 Acrobat Carbon ServicesEnergy efficiency consultancy Manchester Dec 14 54.51% 21,973 69 2010 Claims to have helped more than 2m homes to save energy
71 Prospero GroupRecruitment consultancy Central London Jun 15 54.21% 16,850 77 2000 Runs school workshops with sports celebrities such as Gareth Thomas and Non Evans
72 Hallam MedicalMedical recruitment consultancy Sheffield Apr 15 54.04% *20,352 54 2007 Supplies staff to more than 1,000 primary care centres throughout the UK
73 McGinley Human ResourcesRecruitment consultancy Watford Dec 14 52.49% 50,536 63 2010 Provides more than 1,000 contract pilots in 40 European countries
74 Bear & Urban FruitFruit snack manufacturer Central London Oct 15 52.44% *22,618 35 2006 Has provided 325m five-a-day portions to children in the UK
75 Miers Construction ProductsConstruction products supplier Cambridgeshire Sep 15 51.47% *15,602 45 2010 Signed a UK distribution deal this year for a new waterstop system
76 Abra WholesaleConsumer products wholesaler North London Mar 15 50.55% *49,576 68 2003 Opened a second warehouse in Luton in the summer, adding 50,000 sq ft of floor space
77 ChildrensalonChildrenswear retailer Tunbridge Wells Dec 14 50.41% 28,215 124 1952 Stocks children’s clothes from 270 brands, including Dior, Gucci and Burberry
78 ACT TrainingTraining provider Cardiff Jul 14 50.39% 28,977 305 1988 Employs a Head of Happiness to ensure staff enjoy their work
79 Golden CharterFuneral plan provider Glasgow Mar 15 49.55% 37,810 384 1990 Works on behalf of more than 3,300 independent funeral directors throughout the UK
80 SCM WorldCommunity learning provider Central London Dec 14 49.45% *6,197 40 2009 Offers learning programmes to supply chain professionals from the likes of Samsung
81 Masthaven FinanceSpecialist mortgage provider Central London May 15 49.12% 10,310 35 2004 Gives every member of staff a day off work for their birthday
82 Aspin GroupCivil engineering contractor Hertfordshire Jul 15 48.76% *38,464 225 2000 Has worked on projects for Network Rail and Balfour Beatty
83 TranslineRecruitment consultancy West Yorkshire Dec 14 48.66% 178,571 244 1989 Has more than 120 sites in Britain and operates as far afield as Thailand and Canada
84 HuntswoodCustomer services provider Reading Sep 14 48.62% 250,135 1,379 1996 Handles customer complaints for banks, pension firms and insurance companies
85 The KeySchool support provider Central London Aug 15 48.46% *6,950 100 2007 Says it works with 45% of schools in England
86 Graze.comOnline food retailer Surrey Feb 15 48.19% *68,109 218 2007 Has developed more than 1,000 snack recipes since launching in 2007
87 Showcase InteriorsFurniture dealer Essex Mar 15 47.49% *14,763 24 2007 Has installed 70,000 pieces of furniture for clients in past two years
88 PhastarStatistical and medical consultancy South London Jul 15 47.35% *5,091 73 2003 Expanded into the American market this year
89 KinapsePharmaceutical regulations consultancy Southwest London Mar 15 46.98% 20,839 337 2005 Nine of the world's top ten pharmaceutical companies use its services
90 ByronRestaurant operator Central London Jun 14 46.67% 55,229 1,118 2007 Sold its 18 millionth hamburger in October
91 ToppesfieldSpecialist surfacing contractor Ipswich May 15 46.15% *75,106 114 2004 Recent projects include surfacing work on the A5 M1 link road, valued at about £10m
92 Mint VelvetLadies' clothing retailer High Wycombe Apr 15 45.35% 63,107 519 2009 Is opening its fifth overseas store, in Switzerland
93 WholebakeGluten-free snacks manufacturer North Wales Mar 15 44.72% *16,196 111 1996 Its 9BAR energy bars are fronted by British Olympic gold medallist cyclist Ed Clancy
94 RaphaCycling apparel maker and retailer North London Feb 15 44.38% 38,850 223 2004 Has diversified into Rapha Cycle Clubs, a meeting place for cyclists, a retail space and a café
95 Northvale ConstructionConstruction contractor Northwest London Mar 15 44.28% *6,529 14 2008 Has completed projects for Legal & General, Foxtons and Galliford Try
96 High Street TVTV shopping channel Harrogate Dec 14 44.28% 46,401 103 2008 Is the UK distributor for Nutribullet blenders, Xhose expandable hoses and Stompeez slippers
97 Aspens ServicesContract caterer Worcestershire Apr 15 43.87% 11,851 639 2008 Sources all perishable ingredients within a 20-mile radius of schools
98 Nurture LandscapesLandscape maintenance Surrey Mar 15 43.64% 16,740 301 2008 Acquired Integritas Landscapes from Securitas UK for an undisclosed sum last month
99 WatchfinderPre-owned watch retailer Kent Mar 15 42.90% *38,662 104 2002 Its average vintage watch costs about £4,000
100 RedeemElectronic devices recycler West Lothian Mar 15 42.49% 80,016 288 1999 Runs the O2 Recycle scheme, the largest of its kind in Europe

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