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This south Wales company helps businesses finance purchases of assets such as telephone systems, CCTV and software. It works with equipment suppliers that pass on customers who are seeking finance. Henry Howard Finance says it has more than 12,000 clients who have signed on for its lease rentals, with a typical deal averaging £14,000 over five years. Interest earnings on the leases provide its revenue, while online processing and the ability to make quick decisions keep business coming in. Managing director Howard Ross and sales director Mark Crook have grown sales 57% a year from £7.7m in 2004 to £29.8m in 2007.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank90
CompanyHenry Howard Finance
ActivityBusiness finance provider
LocationNewport
Annual sales rise over 3 years56.74%
Latest sales £000s29,817
Staff32
Founded1997
Websitewww.henryhoward.co.uk

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