The Profit Track Ones to Watch 10 represents the best of the rest of the companies whose profit growth falls just short of the main league table, but who have shown good profit growth in the past and are set to grow rapidly in the future. All shortlisted companies are visited by the Fast Track research team and assessed for inclusion.

Company HQ Location Year end Profits £000 Sales £000 Staff Founded
Air Charter ServiceAircraft charter broker Kingston Upon Thames Jan 09 3,391 130,897 98 1990
Ambassador Theatre GroupTheatre operator Woking Sep 08 1,109 63,732 1,105 1992
Blue IncClothing retailer East London Dec 08 1,115 31,873 562 1912
Bordeaux IndexFine wine merchant Central London Dec 08 2,610 56,716 34 1996
EakinMedical device manufacturer County Down Mar 09 14,288 29,838 201 1974
Moonpig.comOnline greeting card retailer Central London Apr 09 6,844 20,906 65 1999
Outdoor PlusOutdoor advertising provider Central London Dec 08 5,097 15,203 10 2003
PKL GroupCatering equipment provider Cheltenham Apr 09 8,897 34,506 112 1988
PowerFilm producer and distributor Central London Mar 09 9,633 32,155 35 1995
TRAC GroupComponent engineer Wolverhampton Jun 09 4,677 29,831 281 2002

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Past stars

Chairman of the judges

Luke Johnson is founder and chairman of Risk Capital Partners, and was formerly chairman of Pizza Express and Channel 4. He holds a number of chairmanships, including of Fast Track’s Advisory Board.

Luke has been making private company investments for over 20 years. His current investments include travel agency Cruise.co.uk, The Bread Factory & Gail’s, and Patisserie Valerie, which floated on AIM in 2014. He has chaired Fast Track’s ‘Ones to Watch 10’ awards judging panel since 2006.

He also writes a weekly column for The Sunday Times.