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
Amtech GroupEngineering software developer Milton Keynes Dec 10 3,904 10,797 124 1991
Energy EnvironmentalEnvironmental technology manufacturer Aberdeen Mar 11 3,246 18,699 95 2003
Enterprise FoodsBakery products supplier East Kilbride Jun 10 2,205 44,455 31 1995
EuromonitorMarket research agency Central London Mar 11 15,750 56,318 568 1972
Fine + Rare WinesFine wine broker Central London Dec 10 4,027 52,861 42 1994
Logson GroupCorrugated packaging manufacturer Leicestershire Dec 10 10,782 153,270 864 2004
MeallmoreCare home provider Inverness Mar 11 4,648 27,746 1,187 1986
Mint VelvetLadies' clothing retailer High Wycombe Apr 11 600 12,093 240 2009
PTS ConsultingIT consultancy Central London Mar 11 2,819 35,108 291 1983
SertecAutomotive engineer Birmingham Mar 11 5,028 55,619 462 1962

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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.