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Sunday Times reveals names of British businesses with fastest-growing profits

High-growth companies BrewDog, Tangle Teezer and Four Communications among those named in newspaper's annual Profit Track 100 league table

The Sunday Times has published its annual Profit Track 100, a league table of Britain's top 100 privately-owned businesses with the fastest growing profits based on their last three years of accounts.

To be eligible for the index, companies must have sales of between £3m and £40m and achieve average three year profit growth of 40% to 200% each year.

Companies featured in the index include Young Gun-founded independent brewery BrewDog with profits of £5.5m, alongside Dragons’ Den success story Tangle Teezer; the hair products supplier which was rejected on the Den but has now grown to profits in excess of £7.2m.

Financial comparison site money.co.uk, founded by Chris Morling, was ranked in eighth place with profits of £15.4m, while online fashion retailer Missguided ranked at 32 with £4.8m profits, followed by London-based PR agency Four Communciations which came in at 73 with profits topping £4m.

Glenn Elliott, founder of Reward Gateway – which featured ninth on the index – commented on the news:

“Reward Gateway has grown exponentially from a company I started with a couple of credit cards, to become the world leader in employee engagement technology – our culture and commitment to open and honest employee communication has played a huge part in our success so far. Our mission is simple: to help make the world a happier place to work.”

View the index in full here.

Henry Williams
Henry Williams

Henry has been writing for Startups.co.uk since 2015, covering everything from business finance and web builders to tax and red tape. He’s also contributed to many of our industry-renowned annual indexes, including Startups 100 and Young Guns, and created a number of the site’s popular how to guides. Before joining the team, he reviewed films for a culture website, and still harbours ambitions of being a screenwriter.

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