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Spun out of insurer RSA in 2015 with backing from private equity firm Inflexion, this Manchester firm can trace its roots back to 1859. Its 450 engineers and consultants provide testing, inspection and certification services to manufacturers, retailers and the public sector. Chief executive Stewart Kay, 58, has expanded the company in Ireland, securing a contract with one of the country’s largest insurers, which helped overseas sales hit £3.2 million in 2019.

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Company details
Year2021
Rank145
CompanyBritish Engineering Services
ActivityTesting services provider
LocationManchester
2-yr av intl sales growth pa28.21%
International sales £000s3,171
Total sales £000s49,247
Staff577
Founded1859
Websitewww.britishengineeringservices.co.uk

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