Optionis has three operating brands — Parasol, Clearsky Contractor Accounting and ClearSky Business — which specialise in managing tax, employment, accountancy and legislative compliance. Led by founder and chief executive, Rob Crossland, 48, and based in Cheshire the group is a “one-stop-shop” provider of services to tens of thousands of freelancers, contractors, small businesses and recruitment firms each year. Sales include the total value of salaries paid to the contractors, and its staff of 8,103 includes the contractors.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank70
CompanyOptionis
ActivityProfessional Services Group
LocationWarrington
Sales £m†319.5
Operating profit £m†3.0
Main shareholdersManagement (50%), MML (50%)
Staff8,103
Founded2000
Websitewww.optionis.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda