Founded in 1957 as a security company, most of Cordant’s business now comes from its recruitment division, which supplies blue-collar workers to sectors such as nursing, engineering and catering. The west London family-owned group is run by chief executive Philip Ullmann, 49, and chaired by his mother Marianne, 76.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank15
CompanyCordant Group
ActivityManpower services provider
LocationWest London
Sales £m*536.0
Operating profit £m*9.0
Main shareholdersThe Ullmann family (100%)
Staff30,000
Founded1957
Websitewww.cordantgroup.com

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda