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Companies looking to outsource their HR and health and safety departments go to Manchester-based Peninsula, which has 27,000 customers, including Laura Ashley and Betfred. Through its internet service – hronline – customers can monitor absence, holidays and timekeeping. It branched out overseas in 2012, paying £1.6m for a 65% stake in Australian workplace relations specialist Employsure, which has expanded rapidly. Under managing director Peter Done, 67, profits hit £10.3m in 2013.

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Company details
ActivityEmployment law consultancy
Annual profit growth51.68%
Latest profits £000s10,293
Latest sales £000s92,028

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