Fast Track 100
Rank Company Location Year end Annual sales rise over 3 years Latest sales £000s Staff Comment
1 Glencar ConstructionConstruction contractor St Albans Sep-20 441.02% †96,532 60 Is constructing the UK's Covid-19 Vaccine Manufacturing and Innovation Centre in Oxfordshire
2 Kubrick GroupData specialists provider Central London Jun-20 209.50% *18,729 335 Plans to have five training programmes running by the new year, more than before the pandemic
3 National Care GroupCare provider Accrington Mar-20 183.36% *60,763 2,189 Provided skincare packs to its 2,000-plus care staff to deal with issues arising from wearing facemasks
4 Safe FenceSecurity fencing supplier West Bromwich Apr-20 182.33% *8,865 11 Provided fencing to NHS Nightingale Hospitals and test centres during the pandemic
5 Lounge UnderwearOnline lingerie retailer Solihull Mar-20 162.20% *13,833 44 Says it has recruited 30 new employees since April as sales have tripled
6 Chilly’s BottlesReusable bottles brand Central London Jul-20 159.24% *44,141 19 Donated £250,000 worth of its insulated bottles to NHS frontline workers in June
7 HuelNutrition brand Hertfordshire Jul-20 130.62% *71,640 120 Has recruited more than 30 staff since March, and launched its new "Hot & Savoury" range in September
8 So EnergyEnergy supplier Central London Mar-20 129.35% *202,286 129 Began installing solar panels and batteries in customers' homes in June
9 Astrid & MiyuJewellery designer and retailer South London Dec-19 123.27% *7,612 61 Offered a 30% discount to NHS staff and teachers during the first national lockdown
10 Biotiful DairyKefir products maker West London Mar-20 121.29% *10,917 21 Says demand has increased during the pandemic as consumers have become more health-conscious
11 HalkinServiced offices provider Central London Dec-19 120.72% 15,125 36 Has installed fogging machines and contactless visitor sign-in at its eight London sites
12 Performance54Golf marketing agency Surrey Apr-20 111.37% *12,662 28 Promoted Saudi Arabia’s first ever ladies professional golf tournament, which took place last month
13 PIB GroupInsurance broker Central London Dec-19 107.04% 123,321 1,202 Made its 35th acquisition in December — the eleventh this year — since being founded five years ago
14 RIXOFashion retailer West London Jun-20 104.03% *10,516 42 A third of its order book was cancelled when Covid-19 hit, with sales shifting completely online
15 Bluefin TradingSports equipment supplier West Yorkshire Dec-19 101.63% *13,608 10 Sales have spiked during the pandemic and it has doubled its headcount to 21
16 Oak Security ServicesSecurity guarding services East London Jul-20 98.48% *7,121 160 Saw demand increase from the retail sector during the pandemic
17 Helios Medical CommunicationsHealthcare communications agency Cheshire Dec-19 97.43% *10,974 60 Staff worked from home in February due to an office move, coincidentally preparing them for lockdown
18 Oh PollyOnline fashion retailer Glasgow Apr-20 94.84% *39,662 209 Provided 6,000 facemasks to Cambodians associated with its charity in the country
19 One Retail GroupOnline retailer North London Dec-19 87.80% *39,177 27 Dispatches more than 4,000 orders a day to customers in 60 countries
20 VetPartnersVeterinary practices York Jun-20 86.80% *349,000 5,422 Temporarily closed a quarter of its 500 clinics at the start of the pandemic
21 Source Group InternationalRecruitment consultancy Central London Dec-19 86.56% *24,514 43 Has recruited 480 new staff for its clients during the pandemic
22 GAP Vehicle HireVehicle hire provider Glasgow Mar-20 86.14% 23,526 78 Its 4,500-strong fleet of vehicles is used by utility providers and emergency services
23 GymsharkOnline fitness clothing brand Solihull Jul-20 85.98% *260,674 455 Sold a 21% stake to US investor General Atlantic in August, valuing it at more than £1bn
24 TransmissionMarketing agency East London Dec-19 85.91% *10,468 185 Expects sales to double to £20m this year as its clients have increased their digital ad spend
25 IdentityEvents agency East Sussex Aug-20 83.06% *20,351 75 Gained experience hosting virtual events when Storm Dennis hit the UK in February
26 Hilltop HoneyHoney manufacturer Powys Aug-20 79.11% *11,670 51 Demand quintupled when the pandemic struck and consumers stocked up on honey
27 Kisaco ResearchBusiness events organiser Central London Dec-19 78.13% *6,880 49 Has been running virtual events during the pandemic on topics such as artificial intelligence
28 BluebellaLingerie retailer and wholesaler Central London Dec-19 77.08% *8,662 23 Claims to have held the world's biggest virtual fashion show in May
29 SaloniFashion retailer and wholesaler Central London Sep-19 75.66% *11,637 34 Released an archive collection instead of its planned clothing lines, due to the pandemic
30 MNB PrecisionPrecision engineering services Coventry Feb-20 75.64% *19,778 140 Produced parts for the development of Dyson's ventilators to help treat coronavirus patients
31 LongevitaCosmetic surgery provider West London Mar-20 74.37% *5,492 37 Bookings trebled after the first lockdown flight ban to Turkey was lifted in July
32 Otto CarVehicle hire provider West London Mar-20 73.39% *20,377 45 Offered private-hire drivers a 50% discount on car rental from March to August
33 South Cliff Dental GroupDental practice operator Crawley Mar-20 71.69% *7,096 150 Four of its practices became urgent care hubs treating emergency dental patients during the spring
34 ImproveasyEnergy efficiency consultancy Manchester Mar-20 69.92% *13,841 35 Is helping homeowners claim the Green Homes Grant for energy-efficiency improvements
35 Ignition TechnologySoftware distributor Farnborough Apr-20 69.73% 28,681 32 Achieved record sales for its remote-access software when the country was first asked to work from home
36 Lazer LampsAutomotive LED lights maker Harlow Jun-19 68.89% *7,850 32 Motorsports teams such as McLaren and Toyota use its range of LED vehicle lights
37 Sixty StoresOnline retailer Stratford-upon-Avon Aug-20 68.76% *23,273 22 Cleared one year's stock from its warehouse during the first three months of lockdown
38 OoniPizza oven manufacturer Edinburgh Dec-19 67.70% *13,744 50 Bruce Willis, Drew Barrymore and Jake Gyllenhall all showed off their Ooni ovens on social media this year
39 Milexa GroupWallpaper and flooring supplier Liverpool Dec-19 65.21% *5,352 35 Supplied murals for Netflix's headquarters in Silicon Valley this year
40 Apollo Home HealthcareHomecare provider Staffordshire Dec-19 65.09% 17,708 160 Provided home care for NHS patients at the start of the pandemic, freeing up hospital beds
41 RetearnProcurement consultancy Central London Jun-20 64.79% *5,651 26 Helped clients source home-working equipment and PPE, and to prepare for the reopening of sites
42 FinTrUFinancial regulations consultancy Belfast Mar-20 63.42% *17,015 384 Has hired 250 new employees since March to help clients navigate increased market volatility
43 Character.comOnline merchandise retailer Swansea Jul-19 62.42% 27,773 51 Donated £3 to NHS charities from every Paw Patrol key workers T-shirt it sold
44 Total TilesTile retailer Ipswich Nov-19 61.48% 7,318 30 Hired 17 more staff under the first lockdown as business customers renovated their premises
45 TattuChinese restaurant chain Manchester Dec-19 61.07% *14,340 291 Temporary closure of its four restaurants due to lockdown will result in sales falling to £12m this year
46 ReassuredLife insurance broker Basingstoke Jan-20 60.75% *65,113 564 Has doubled its number of offices, opening four since June, to make a total of eight
47 Vanilla UndergroundOnline merchandise retailer Tamworth Dec-19 60.75% *7,836 24 Opened its warehouse on weekends to cope with demand between April and June
48 Lifeline24Personal alarm systems supplier Norwich Mar-20 59.60% 6,345 87 Calls 1,000 ambulances a month on behalf of its vulnerable users
49 Tropic SkincareBeauty products manufacturer Croydon Jun-20 59.40% *51,325 234 Produced 50,000 conditioning hand sanitisers and 20,000 "calm balms" for key workers
50 Northern Gas & PowerEnergy management consultancy Gateshead Dec-19 59.15% 43,978 390 In the spring it launched an online energy price comparison service for businesses
51 Pareto Facilities ManagementFacilities maintenance provider Oxfordshire Sep-19 58.51% *14,131 118 Donated 1,000 food parcels to the staff of London Zoo and Whipsnade Zoo over Easter
52 BoxparkRetail and leisure developer Brighton Apr-20 57.68% *15,900 165 Closed its three sites during the national lockdowns, but was open between July and October
53 Tile MountainTile retailer Stoke-on-Trent Dec-19 57.66% *34,344 239 Opened its third showroom in June, in Birmingham
54 Task Consumer ProductsToilet paper manufacturer Wolverhampton Dec-19 57.01% 52,695 90 Had manufacturing capacity and stock available to support clients during the panic-buying of toilet paper
55 BrandAlleyFlash sales site Central London Dec-19 56.91% *59,420 73 Says it has added more than 1,000 new customers daily during the pandemic, and now has 575,000
56 Lusso StoneBathroom supplier Middlesbrough Sep-20 56.84% *16,667 16 Its baths, sinks and showers can be found in high-end hotels such as Claridge’s in Mayfair
57 Red IndustriesWaste management services Newcastle-under-Lyme Dec-19 56.50% 41,663 240 In April, it launched a service to deep-clean industrial premises and help dispose of used PPE
58 Candour LogisticsLogistics services provider Warrington Mar-20 56.49% *80,525 27 Shipping from China and Vietnam posed challenges during their lockdowns earlier this year
59 Business WasteWaste management broker York Dec-19 55.37% *10,190 61 Has gained more than 3,000 clients for its waste management services since April
60 Revolution BeautyBeauty products retailer Kent Dec-19 54.59% *152,428 205 Online sales have soared by 250% since the coronavirus outbreak began, to £55m
61 Prime GlobalHealthcare communications group Knutsford Dec-19 53.55% 21,519 186 Has been providing communications support to clients for Covid-19 treatment and vaccine programmes
62 Brisant SecureLock and handle supplier West Yorkshire Dec-19 52.99% *12,700 43 Furloughed 95% of staff in the spring, but when they returned in July, the company had its best sales week ever
63 Harrison BathroomsBathroom wholesaler West Yorkshire Dec-19 50.14% †18,610 69 Its July sales reached an all-time high as housebound customers invested in home improvements
64 Easy BathroomsBathroom retailer West Yorkshire Nov-19 49.98% 33,349 217 Opened nearly 20 new showrooms after the initial lockdown restrictions were lifted in June
65 Beavertown BreweryBrewery North London Mar-20 49.42% *35,162 131 Opened its new 129,000 sq ft brewery in August, capable of producing 90 million pints a year
66 OMG How CheapOnline stationery retailer Colchester Feb-20 48.73% 9,501 37 Has increased staff numbers by 20 since March to cope with extra demand
67 Cult BeautyOnline beauty retailer Central London May-20 48.57% *123,436 188 Saw sales of bath soaks and oils soar by 527% during the spring lockdown
68 SymproveGut-health drinks maker Farnham Dec-19 47.64% *7,518 32 Reported a record 50% rise in customers in May compared with 2019
69 GrenadeSports nutrition brand Solihull Dec-19 46.89% 52,500 60 Provided energy bars to frontline and NHS staff during the first national lockdown
70 White StoresGarden furniture retailer Essex Aug-20 46.32% *23,333 40 Opened a new warehouse in September and took on an additional 40 people
71 Davies GroupSpecialist professional services Central London Jun-20 45.18% *168,457 3,750 Its claims division continued to operate during lockdown with 90% of staff working from home
72 TechnoworldOnline computer retailer Northwest London Sep-20 45.13% *84,434 18 Set up four new depots to cope with increased demand for laptops during the first national lockdown
73 EU AutomationMachine parts supplier Stafford Mar-20 45.00% *66,136 237 Has hired 32 staff in the UK, Chicago and Frankfurt since June despite the pandemic
74 Clarity EnvironmentalEnvironmental compliance services Brighton Dec-19 44.73% 35,524 21 Donated £17,000 to charities affected by the pandemic, including the Care Workers Charity
75 VegwareCompostable packaging maker Edinburgh Jan-20 44.58% 45,908 86 Its eco-friendly catering disposables are in demand from businesses becoming Covid-secure
76 Anthesis GroupSustainability consultancy Central London Dec-19 44.40% *27,663 454 Says it has lost no contracts during the pandemic, and that it secured 30 new clients
77 Velocity CommerceOnline marketplace specialist Cambridge Dec-19 44.26% 21,542 25 Has handled 2.7 million orders since 2013, sent to 111 countries around the world
78 Media ZooCreative digital agency Southwest London Mar-20 44.25% *12,627 127 Wrote and distributed 100 press releases for charities to help Covid-affected communities
79 Real Wrap Co.Food-to-go manufacturer Bristol Mar-20 44.16% *10,870 210 Provided recipe boxes for low-income households during national and local lockdowns
80 BrewDogBrewery Aberdeenshire Dec-19 44.08% 214,896 1,767 Became carbon negative in August, and is planting a million trees in the Scottish Highlands
81 ME+EMFashion retailer West London Jan-20 43.57% *16,667 74 Began targeting overseas customers at scale for the first time during the pandemic
82 Nurture LandscapesLandscape maintenance Surrey Mar-20 43.29% *78,960 1,170 Set up a zero-interest loan fund during the pandemic for employees in financial difficulty
83 Junkyard Golf ClubCrazy golf course operator Manchester Mar-20 42.86% *17,053 265 Hopes to launch a sixth crazy golf venue, in Newcastle next year
84 Bambino MioReusable nappy supplier Northampton Nov-19 42.83% *9,317 56 Experienced a 400% increase in UK online sales of its reusable nappies in April
85 CField ConstructionConstruction contractor Central London Dec-19 42.21% 77,478 75 Is transforming the Grade II listed Bodmin jail, in Cornwall, into a luxury hotel
86 Manière De VoirOnline fashion retailer Manchester Dec-19 41.69% *10,302 28 Holds six to nine months' stock, so was able to safely satisfy demand in lockdown
87 StiltzHome lift manufacturer West Midlands Dec-19 41.68% *27,472 200 Launched a nationwide recruitment drive and moved into a new HQ in July, despite the pandemic
88 Fairfax & FavorFootwear and accessories retailer Norfolk Feb-20 41.45% *8,450 33 Has donated more than £100,000 to NHS Charities Together during the Covid-19 crisis
89 Precision Resource GroupRecruitment consultancy Bristol Apr-20 41.38% *31,345 122 Helped local authorities hire public health specialists during the pandemic
90 Sykes Holiday CottagesHoliday cottage rental agency Chester Sep-19 40.73% 76,021 596 Has helped house 275 key workers under the NHS Homes scheme
91 James and James FulfilmentE-commerce fulfilment provider Northampton Dec-19 40.62% 17,240 104 Hired 90 full-time staff this year, and its new fulfilment centre went live in November
92 SIAN WholesaleConsumer goods wholesaler Surrey Dec-19 40.58% 49,114 34 Chose not to raise the price on hand soap and sanitiser, its most sought-after products
93 Matchroom SportSporting events promoter Essex Jun-19 39.87% 192,882 87 Its Covid-secure "Fight Camp" in August attracted professional boxers such as Dillian Whyte and Katie Taylor
94 Estella BartlettJewellery wholesaler and retailer Southeast London Mar-20 39.81% *6,539 28 Its online sales have soared, offsetting falling onboard purchases after planes were grounded
95 Sigma SportsSports goods retailer Kingston upon Thames Dec-19 39.67% 33,770 117 Opened a second store in September and has hired 30 new full-time employees since March
96 Airline Component ServicesAircraft parts supplier Braintree, Essex Mar-20 39.61% *7,090 13 Saw its main market — supplying aircraft spares to airlines — heavily impacted from the spring
97 AnTechOil drilling products manufacturer Exeter Aug-19 39.23% *5,938 50 Saudi Aramco, one of the world's most valuable companies, has been an investor since 2013
98 Aspens ServicesContract caterer Worcestershire Apr-20 38.96% *69,546 3,100 Supplied meals to vulnerable families when the first national lockdown closed schools
99 MedivetVeterinary practices Watford Apr-20 38.92% *210,800 2,927 Continued to provide veterinary care during the national lockdowns
100 YouGardenOnline gardening retailer Lincolnshire Dec-19 38.38% *17,685 55 Sales of its garden products doubled between March and June, and it increased staff by 75 to cope

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