This firm is benefiting from Tony Blair’s e-government initiatives. The Belfast company develops software that allows customer-service staff to have all the information about callers at their fingertips. The program also keeps records of all communication by phone, fax, letter or e-mail, and allows for data protection and freedom-of-information rights. Lagan says that it is working with 33 local councils. Sales have grown 98% a year from £479,000 in 2000 to £1.9m in 2002, when the company made a loss and attracted a private-equity investment of £1m.

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Company details
Year2003
Rank38
CompanyLagan
ActivityGovernment software developer
LocationBelfast
Average 3 year sales growth98.24%
Latest sales £000s1,884
Staff42
Founded1994
Websitewww.lagan.com

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