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More than 500 businesses including O2, Associated Newspapers and John Lewis buy stationery, corporate gifts, computer consumables and office furniture from UKOS. The Hemel Hempstead company was founded by Jerry Young, Terry Coulson, Peter Gowing and Ian Haywood in 2000 with £1m in personal funds and investment from a business angel. In 2003 it sold 75,000 products online and 300,000 through its sales force. Its sales have grown 132% a year from an annualised £677,000 in 2000 to £8.4m in 2003.

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Company details
Year2004
Rank21
CompanyUKOS
ActivityOffice products supplier
LocationHemel Hempstead
Annual sales rise over 3 years131.96%
Latest sales £000s8,446
Staff43
Founded2000
Websitewww.ukosplc.com

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