This London firm supplies staff to the NHS, local authorities and private companies in Britain and overseas. Acquisitions of Hobson Prior and The Pathology Group helped boost sales 38% to £314m in 2013, and last year private equity firm TowerBrook Capital acquired the company from rival firm Blackstone for an undisclosed sum. Former Capita chief executive Paul Pindar, 56, has been appointed chairman to work alongside chief executive Richard MacMillan, 45.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank72
CompanyIndependent Clinical Services
ActivityHealthcare recruiter
LocationCentral London
Sales £m314.0
Operating profit £m26.0
Main shareholdersTowerBrook (>50%), Management (<50%)
Staff847
Founded1996
Websitewww.ukics.com

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