Mitsubishi, McVitie’s and Pirelli are on the client roster of this specialist recruitment firm, which places engineers in companies operating in the automotive, construction, manufacturing, nuclear and aerospace industries, among others. The Bristol business has almost 300,000 engineers on its database and at any given time has an average of 2,000 vacancies on its books. Jeff Leng, 36, sold his car to help raise the money to start the company in 2005, and he runs it alongside co-founder Ben McCarthy, 40. Sales hit £9.1m last year.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank51
CompanyRise Technical Recruitment
ActivityRecruitment consultancy
LocationBristol
Annual sales rise over 3 years61.78%
Latest sales £000s*9,147
Staff73
Founded2005
Websitewww.risetechnicalrecruitment.co.uk

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