Andy Sweeney, Neil Yorke and Martin Recci founded recruitment specialist The Best Connection in 1991. The company places temporary staff in the haulage, warehousing and manufacturing industries through its 36 branches, which process more than 6,000 timesheets a week. The Birmingham company has expanded rapidly across Britain, growing profits 45% a year from £1.2m in 1998 to £3.5m in 2001.

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Company details
Year2003
Rank56
CompanyThe Best Connection
ActivityRecruitment consultancy
LocationBirmingham
Annual profit growth44.96%
Latest profits £000s3,547
Latest sales £000s57,946
Staff253
Founded1991
Websitewww.thebestconnection.co.uk

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