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With social distancing preventing physical presentation of IDs, Smartsearch is switching customers to electronic document verification. Based in West Yorkshire, the group provides anti-money laundering services to more than 4,000 businesses in the UK and overseas. Last year saw investment of an undisclosed amount by Marlin Equity Partners. Under founder and chief executive John Dobson, 69, profits grew to £3.7m in 2019.

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Company details
ActivityAnti-fraud technology developer
LocationWest Yorkshire
Annual profit growth81.68%
Latest profits £000s*3,700
Latest sales £000s*10,400

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* supplied by company † annualised figure ‡ profits = ebitda