Phoenix IT Group

This company, founded in 1980, has grown into a pan-European provider of IT support services, with offices in France, Germany and the Netherlands.

In 2001 Phoenix won a £15m five-year contract, in partnership with Logica, to upgrade and support the IT systems of the education watchdog Ofsted, including its six regional offices and 1,500 inspectors. This was followed by a similar contract with Logica for the Crown Prosecution Service.

Such work has increased the profits of the Northampton company by 44% a year from £1.2m in 1998 to £3.6m in 2001, when it employed 550 staff.

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Company details
Year2002
Rank39
CompanyPhoenix IT Group
ActivityIT service provider
LocationNorthampton
Annual profit growth44.23%
Latest profits £000s3,593
Latest sales £000s43,263
Staff550
Founded1979
Websitewww.phoenixitservices.co.uk

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