Telent provides communications support for the railways, highways, emergency services and telecoms operators. Work for BT on its broadband delivery programme and contracts with Transport for London, Network Rail and local authorities has driven profits from break-even to £14.6m over the past year. Chief executive is Mark Plato, 54.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank77
CompanyTelent
ActivityCommunications support provider
LocationWarwick
Sales £m318.2
Operating profit £m14.6
Main shareholdersTusk Investments (100%)
Staff1,476
Founded2006
Websitewww.telent.com

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