This mortgage broker makes its money by charging commission to the likes of Alliance & Leicester and Halifax and takes nothing from the consumer. It also provides Best Buy tables to national newspapers such as The Sunday Times and The Guardian. L&C has driven up sales 54% a year, from £2.5m in 2001 to £9.1m in 2004. It was originally the mortgage division of Chase de Vere Investments, but was bought by Mike Edge in 2000 when Chase was acquired by Bank of Ireland.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank100
CompanyL&C
ActivityMortgage broker
LocationBath
Annual sales rise over 3 years54.49%
Latest sales £000s9,149
Staff146
Founded2000
Websitewww.lcplc.co.uk

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