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This Leeds company specialises in providing care for the elderly, with 41 homes across Britain and the Channel Islands. A subsidiary, Autism Care UK, provides services for adults with autism and learning disabilities. Former pharmacist Phil Burgan set up the company in 1996 and has led a string of acquisitions, including Corinthian Care for £3.2m in 2005 and Autism Care UK for £9m in 2006. The company also builds and sells retirement apartments. Its sales have grown 76% a year from £3.2m in 2003 to £17.7m in 2006.

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Company details
Year2007
Rank65
CompanyMaria Mallaband Care Group
ActivityCare home operator
LocationLeeds
Annual sales rise over 3 years76.05%
Latest sales £000s17,685
Staff879
Founded1996
Websitewww.maria-mallaband.co.uk

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