J Sainsbury, Carlsberg and Mencap are some of the big names that use de Poel’s services. The Cheshire business arranges the hire of agency staff for large organisations and reports that it provides more than 60 clients with about 35,000 temporary workers a week. It claims its investment in online timesheets and electronic invoice processing helps those clients save time and money. Founded in 2001, the company saw sales climb 43% to £298.7m last year under founders Matthew Sanders and Michael Campbell

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Company details
Year2011
Rank91
CompanyBrookfield Rose
ActivityTemporary workforce manager
LocationCheshire
Sales £m298.7
Operating profit £m3.5
Main shareholdersMatthew Sanders (49%), Michael Campbell (49%), Jeremy Galpin (2%)
Staff60
Founded2001
Websitewww.brookfieldrose.co.uk

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