McNicholas

McNicholas has helped to develop and maintain Britain’s power, transport and telecoms infrastructure since it was founded in 1949. Based in Hertfordshire, the company is led by chief executive Barry McNicholas, 51, the founder’s grandson. A focus on cost control resulted in a sevenfold increase in profits to £5.1m in 2013.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank178
CompanyMcNicholas
ActivityInfrastructure service provider
LocationElstree, Herts
Sales £m176.7
Operating profit £m5.1
Main shareholdersMcNicholas family (92%), Others (8%)
Staff1,585
Founded1949
Websitewww.mcnicholas.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda