Chief executive Ron Gould left his job as a Vat inspector with HM Revenue & Customs in 1995 to capitalise on the growing market for professional advice on tax, employment law, health and safety and insurance. His Leicestershire company Qdos Consulting has grown sales 75% a year from an annualised £1.7m in 2002 to £8.9m in 2005. It recently launched an online consultancy service, Qdos Employers Defence, that is used by 45,000 small and medium-sized firms to get advice on employment law and health-and-safety matters.

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Company details
Year2006
Rank71
CompanyQdos Consulting
ActivityTax consultancy
LocationLeicestershire
Annual sales rise over 3 years75.45%
Latest sales £000s8,934
Staff52
Founded1995
Websitewww.qdosconsulting.com

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