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With social distancing preventing the physical presentation of IDs, SmartSearch is helping business switch customers to electronic document verification. The West Yorkshire-based firm provides anti-money laundering services to more than 4,000 companies in the UK and overseas. Its platform provides a single source for money-laundering compliance checks and monitoring, by cross-checking and verifying identities. It was launched in 2011 and is led by chief executive John Dobson, 70, co-founder of consumer data firm Callcredit, now part of TransUnion. Sales grew to £10.4m last year, when Marlin Equity Partners invested an undisclosed amount.

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Company details
ActivityAnti-money laundering software
LocationWest Yorkshire
Average 3 year sales growth48.50%
Latest sales £000s*10,400

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