Founded in 1969, this Hemel Hempstead company provides software and IT services to the human-resources, local government, education and public safety sectors. The company operates in 46 countries on five continents. It claims that its software processes 4m parking and speeding tickets a year, and a recent innovation supplies a web link to a photograph of the incident. Under group chief executive Chris Stone, sales have grown 38% a year from £206m in 2005 to £543m in 2008, when it reported a big loss.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank100
CompanyNorthgate Information Solutions
ActivitySoftware and services provider
LocationHertfordshire
Average 3 year sales growth38.19%
Latest sales £000s542,782
Staff6,968
Founded1969
Websitewww.northgate-is.com

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