Multinationals such as Honda rely on this Birmingham employment business’s network of 62 branches across Britain to find temporary labour for the industrial, warehouse, HGV and distribution sectors. The Best Connection was founded in 1991 and expanded rapidly. It is still controlled by founders Andrew Sweeney, Neil Yorke and Martin Recci. The company achieved sales of £170.7m in 2007.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank240
CompanyThe Best Connection
ActivityRecruitment consultancy
LocationBirmingham
Sales £m170.7
Operating profit £m3.3
Main shareholdersManagement (100%)
Staff593
Founded1991
Websitewww.thebestconnection.co.uk

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