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This London-based recruiter continued to operate during lockdown, advising clients on how to integrate new staff working remotely. Its five businesses recruit for the financial services, life sciences and infrastructure sectors. It has 12 offices in Europe, Asia and North America, and is run by chief executive Harry Youtan, 34, who oversaw its acquisition by Quilvest Private Equity in 2018. Sales grew 30% to £115.2m last year.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank222
CompanyPhaidon International
ActivityRecruitment consultancy
LocationCentral London
Sales £m115.2*
Operating profit £m16.2*
Main shareholdersQuilvest Private Equity, management
Staff765
Founded2004
Websitewww.phaidoninternational.com

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