Profit Track 100
Rank Company Location Year end % annual profit growth Latest profits £000 Latest sales £000 Staff Comment
1 GymsharkFitness clothing retailer Solihull Jul-19 156.20% 18,565 176,164 420 Will donate £175,000 to the Birmingham Women’s and Children’s hospital via its #NHSsweatyselfie campaign
2 Northern Gas and PowerEnergy management consultancy Gateshead Dec-18 116.63% 8,383 29,616 285 Staff are supporting local NHS hospitals, helping to arrange delivery of vital products
3 Plimsoll ProductionsTV show producer Bristol Aug-19 116.12% *7,345 *37,284 149 Its documentaries have won Baftas and Emmys
4 Invenio Business SolutionsIT consultancy Reading Mar-19 102.85% 7,517 32,950 727 It has been helping the Fijian government launch an online taxation service
5 VashiDiamond jewellery retailer Central London Dec-18 97.90% 6,916 20,666 55 Has temporarily closed its jewellery stores but continues to offer its engraving services online
6 ClipfineConstruction logistics Central London May-19 97.79% 10,086 90,607 186 It has halted work on a key construction project and donated protective gear to the NHS
7 Spencer OgdenRecruitment consultancy Central London Dec-19 97.10% *5,327 *36,759 452 Helping to recruit temporary and remote-working staff for clients during the pandemic
8 Orbis ProtectVacant property and staff security West London Mar-19 93.82% *3,699 *33,639 432 Providing coronavirus deep clean and decontamination services for the NHS and care homes
9 STATS GroupPipeline engineering services Aberdeenshire Dec-18 93.01% 4,505 43,425 230 Last month it announced a major expansion in Oman, but has restricted travel due to the pandemic
10 MetaswitchCommunications technology North London Aug-19 89.86% 24,601 140,281 839 Is developing software to manage a long-term increase in remote working
11 BAP PharmaPharmaceuticals supplier Slough Dec-18 89.46% 6,453 77,142 14 Due to some border closures, is finding alternative ways to ship drugs used in clinical trials
12 EnerMechEngineering services provider Aberdeen Dec-18 88.78% *32,775 *408,725 2,959 Has implemented strict protocols at its energy projects to prevent the spread of the coronavirus
13 Aspen PumpsPump manufacturer Eastbourne Dec-18 85.88% 11,696 63,866 178 Sold a million pumps in 2019 and has donated to a foodbank during the pandemic
14 ACC AviationAviation services provider Surrey Dec-18 84.90% 8,187 135,322 41 Offering help with urgent repatriation, evacuation and cargo flights during the pandemic
15 SmartSearchAnti-fraud technology developer West Yorkshire Dec-19 81.68% *3,700 *10,400 98 Is switching customers to electronic document verification when physical presentation of ID is not possible
16 Ede HomesHousebuilder Oxfordshire Oct-18 78.56% 3,835 12,863 21 With physical viewings on hold, its new homes can be viewed in detail by customers on its website
17 Marshall AmpsAmp manufacturer Milton Keynes Dec-18 77.57% 7,793 40,097 476 It has cancelled its annual live music festival at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes on June 6
18 Complete UtilitiesUtilities provider and engineer Gloucester Jul-19 77.35% 4,988 34,347 195 This firm tunnelled under the River Severn to lay fibre-optic cable
19 ExcelRedstoneIT infrastructure provider Central London Mar-19 75.70% 6,492 100,649 661 Has been advising customers about the use of its secure remote-working services
20 S&R LondonPlastering services provider St Albans Aug-18 75.07% 4,373 17,344 28 Its projects include what it says will be the tallest residential building in Europe, near Canary Wharf
21 CG Fry & SonHousebuilder Dorchester Dec-18 74.75% 9,508 82,713 175 It has stopped work on its 10 development sites in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire
22 Thatchers CiderCider producer Somerset Aug-18 74.43% 9,375 100,750 252 Is helping local residents collect shopping and prescriptions, and is delivering free school meals
23 CommsworldTelecom services provider Edinburgh Dec-19 72.80% *3,074 *24,127 100 Is using its website to share insights and advice on remote working technology
24 Bamboo DistributionHandset supplier and recycler Hertfordshire Jun-19 72.58% 3,843 52,139 90 Has donated 250 smartphones with a value of £70,000 to the NHS
25 General TrafficVehicle parts retailer Bolton Dec-18 72.52% 3,611 35,115 405 Temporarily closed all its operations on March 31 to protect its staff
26 CAE Technology ServicesIT reseller Watford Jun-19 71.89% 3,855 132,913 275 Installed wi-fi in Mulberry's luxury handbag shops around the world
27 Acorn InsuranceSpecialist motor insurer Liverpool Dec-18 69.22% 30,702 64,840 722 With its call centre receiving a large number of enquiries, it is directing customers to its online service
28 CollinsonBenefits and loyalty provider Central London Apr-19 69.21% 38,809 1,013,737 2082 The curtailment of air travel has seen it temporarily close some airport lounges
29 Oil SalvageWaste collection and fuel delivery Liverpool Dec-18 68.83% 3,628 18,644 68 Recycles waste oil that would otherwise be sent to landfill
30 VeezuTaxi hire provider Newport Dec-18 68.81% 4,911 31,338 316 Running grocery and takeaway food collection schemes and offering frontline NHS staff a 20% discount
31 PortviewFit-out contractor Belfast Nov-18 67.38% 10,268 52,339 86 Has donated several thousand surplus face masks to the Northern Ireland Hospice
32 PayenPayment services provider Guildford Mar-19 66.13% 3,631 14,211 26 A lottery operator in Sub-Saharan Africa uses the company’s platform to prevent money laundering
33 GRITITWinter gritting specialist Surrey Sep-18 65.75% 4,530 24,448 129 Counts the NHS among its customers and continues to provide services during the lockdown
34 SolarcenturySolar power developer Central London Mar-19 65.52% 13,963 100,222 185 5% of profits go to SolarAid, a charity helping provide solar lighting to homes in Africa
35 Trace GroupSoftware developer Central London May-19 64.30% 4,082 20,847 169 Has offered free online training sessions to clients using its property management software remotely
36 Send For HelpLone-worker protection provider Southwest London Mar-19 64.18% 4,732 15,241 111 Says it is helping to protect thousands of key workers during the coronavirus pandemic
37 PureGymGym operator Leeds Dec-19 64.06% *68,171 *254,940 1212 Has temporarily closed all its gyms and suspended membership payments
38 CanaganPet food supplier Buckinghamshire Mar-19 63.95% 5,862 29,579 26 Continues to deliver pet food to pet stores and homes
39 ReflexVehicle hire provider Loughborough Dec-18 63.75% 3,920 31,399 76 Has introduced a coronavirus continuity programme to help clients
40 Tropic SkincareBeauty products manufacturer Croydon Jun-19 62.66% 6,423 34,943 147 It is working to produce 50,000 hand sanitisers and 10,000 packs of balm for NHS staff and key workers
41 Thomas Hardy HoldingsContract bottler Warrington Sep-18 62.08% 3,734 20,079 123 Can bottle up to 30 million cases of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages a year
42 AngliaElectrical equipment distributor Cambridgeshire Dec-18 62.04% 7,136 66,944 145 Its coronavirus task force has been working to get parts to firms designing and building ventilators
43 Amelia KnightCosmetics designer and manufacturer Cheshire Dec-18 61.82% 4,510 31,455 328 It has donated hand sanitiser, protective gloves and face masks to health workers and charities
44 Harman TechnologyPhotography products developer Cheshire Dec-18 60.54% 3,127 21,192 192 Named after an early photography pioneer, it can trace its roots back to the 19th century
45 Star TissueHygiene paper manufacturer Blackburn Sep-19 60.28% 3,267 29,367 116 Can manufacture 1,000 paper rolls a minute and has reported a “surge” in orders
46 Braidwater GroupHousebuilder County Londonderry Mar-19 58.10% 4,285 34,904 65 Growth-capital firm BGF has invested three times in the past five years
47 CennoxBanking automation services Surrey Dec-18 57.46% 4,277 73,971 694 Services, installs and secures cash machines for blue-chip clients worldwide
48 BluecubeSeating manufacturer North London Dec-18 57.37% 3,431 15,256 9 Has installed more than one million seats in excess of 300 venues across 39 countries
49 Emerson & RenwickProduction machinery manufacturer Lancashire Dec-18 56.46% 3,060 36,367 169 Founded in 1918, it makes machinery for producing wallpaper and for printing electronic devices
50 ExclaimerEmail-signature software developer Farnborough Sep-19 55.31% ‡*8,200 *17,461 89 It has expanded capacity in its data centres to ensure it offers a resilient service
51 Lowe RentalFridge and catering rental County Antrim Aug-19 54.92% *6,230 *33,440 260 NHS kitchens, under pressure due to Covid-19, are using its equipment
52 GrenadeSports nutrition brand Solihull Dec-18 53.86% *7,000 *44,169 48 Has been delivering packs of its products to frontline NHS staff
53 PX GroupEnergy infrastructure services Stockton-on-Tees Mar-19 53.29% 6,562 230,720 427 Says its teams are “working around the clock” to ensure power supplies are secure during the pandemic
54 RegattaOutdoor clothing distributor Manchester Jan-19 52.98% *24,393 *260,109 1,760 Its online store is offering a 20% discount to NHS workers
55 LaingsJewellery and watch retailer Glasgow May-19 52.64% 4,144 42,440 151 This sixth-generation family business was re-merged in 2017 after being split up in 2005
56 La Fosse AssociatesRecruitment consultancy Central London Dec-18 52.52% 4,711 108,350 171 Is conducting video interviews, which it says are quicker to arrange than face-to-face
57 Motor Parts DirectMotor parts retailer Essex Dec-18 51.52% 5,702 90,358 1,123 Staff are supplying car parts to independent garages for vital repairs to vehicles used by key workers
58 Pickering InterfacesElectronic testing and measurement Essex Dec-18 51.34% 3,423 19,354 188 Says it has “substantial financial resources to withstand long periods of disruption”
59 NG BaileyMechanical and electrical contractor West Yorkshire Mar-19 50.86% 20,600 555,700 3,224 Part of the team that transformed Harrogate Convention Centre into an NHS Nightingale hospital
60 RiverfordOrganic produce retailer Devon Apr-19 50.79% 3,006 68,089 699 It is currently putting new customers on a waiting list after a surge in demand for its organic veg boxes
61 PricecheckConsumer goods supplier Sheffield Apr-19 50.64% 4,281 81,644 155 Has donated £1,000 of hand cream to a local cancer charity to help its staff cope with intensive washing
62 DotmaticsData management software Hertfordshire Dec-18 50.42% 4,249 21,485 162 Scientists continue to have full access to its cloud-based data and tools when working from home
63 OptionsFinancial technology provider Central London Dec-18 50.11% 4,925 70,850 210 Has raised more than £145,000 to help frontline medical staff in Belfast, London and New York
64 Wireless LogicTechnology platform provider Berkshire Apr-19 49.57% *20,262 *67,405 154 It has remote-working capabilities in place for the vast majority of its staff
65 Pure RetirementSpecialist mortgage broker Leeds Dec-18 49.35% 10,177 24,520 81 Is conducting desktop home valuations as it responds to the restrictions on the housing market
66 Matchroom SportSporting events promoter Essex Jun-19 48.97% 29,521 192,882 87 Has pledged to give up to 200 free tickets to NHS staff to future boxing events as a “thank you”
67 Hyperion Insurance GroupInsurance broker and underwriter Central London Sep-18 47.54% 107,748 578,888 4,332 Is supporting the Alzheimer Society’s emergency appeal and matching employee charity donations globally
68 The Trade Centre GroupCar dealer West Glamorgan Nov-18 46.94% 22,434 257,365 524 It has closed all its showrooms until further notice, but is providing essential repairs for key workers
69 OCL FacadesBuilding facade contractor Essex Jun-19 45.67% 6,215 53,311 52 Worked on Newfoundland Tower, a 220m-tall residential skyscraper in Canary Wharf
70 BromptonBicycle manufacturer West London Mar-19 44.87% 3,941 42,476 291 It has raised more than £300,000 to build 1,000 bikes to rent to NHS staff for free