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This Leeds-based company provides security, fire and facilities management services, such as CCTV systems, security guards, cleaning and building maintenance. Its customers span a range of industries, including construction, utilities and the public sector. The firm has eight branches nationwide including in London and Cardiff. It was founded in 2007 by chairman Jamal Tahlil, 39, and director Edgar Chibaka, 47, with chief executive Simon Alderson, 46, joining in 2018. That year, it made two acquisitions: social housing and refurbishment contractor Robinsons MEA, which Edgar now runs as managing director, and Aberdeen-based security and risk management firm Apardion. Group sales rose 51% to £18.6m this year.

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Company details
Year2020
CompanyFirst Response Group
ActivityFacilities services provider
LocationLeeds
Sales £000s*18,598
Staff300
Founded2007
Websitewww.firstresponsegroup.com

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