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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
ActivityInfrastructure service provider
LocationElstree, Herts
Sales £m176.7
Operating profit £m5.1
Main shareholdersMcNicholas family (92%), Others (8%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda