The UK′s Fastest Growing Private Companies

The Sunday Times recently released a fast track league table highlighting the UK’s fastest growing private companies. Topping the list is Midwinter Solutions, an integral clinical trials supplier co-founded by two ex-employees at Clinigen, the 2011 No.1 of the list. However, runner up on the prestigious index came popular footwear accessories business, Crep Protect. Crep Protect won the award for Best Innovation at the Drapers Footwear Awards, 2016 and since has had a 190.74% annual sales rise, taking revenues up to £27.5m.

Beauty retailer, Revolution Beauty, which boasts a range of cruelty-free beauty and cosmetic products starting at just £1, was third on the list. Revenues have rose 152.92% over the past three years with the successful forward-thinking brand constantly looking to expand. Stunning layering jewellery brand, Missoma scraped the top four with revenues rising 148.36% over the past three years; the Meghan Markle favourite plans to use 3D printing to create crystals for future jewellery collections.

Sportswear brand Gymshark, owned by 26-year-old entrepreneur Ben Francis, was the next fashion brand on the list, coming in at number 12. The exceling brand has seen revenues rise 127.8% in the last three years and currently sits on annual sales of £103m. Wed2b, the Milton Keynes-based wedding dress retailer came in at number 32, with sales up by 81.68% over the past three years.

Retail developer BoxPark, was number 26 on the list, while womenswear business Chi Chi London was number 49. Accessories business Skinnydip came in at 51 and fast-growing menswear retailer END was 69th on the list.

The List

1. Midwinter Solutions - Clinical trials supplier
2. Crep Protect - Footwear accessories developer
3. Revolution Beauty - Beauty products retailer
4. Missoma - Online jewellery brand
5. Mission Mars - Bar and restaurant operator
6. Warner Edwards - Gin distiller
7. One Retail Group - Consumer products retailer
8. AerFin - Aircraft and spares services
9. AFC Bournemouth - Football club
10. ISO Spaces - Modular buildings designer
11. Velocity Outlet - Online electronics retailer
12. GymsharkOnline sportswear retailer
13. Cult Beauty - Online beauty retailer
14. Ridgepoint Homes - Housebuilder and developer
15. CField Construction - Building and civil engineering contractor
16. INSTAsmile - Dental veneer retailer
17. Mowgli Street Food - Indian restaurant chain
18. Lusso Stone - Luxury bathroom retailer
19. Brewhouse & Kitchen - Microbrewery and pub operator
20. Oxford Summer Courses - Educational course provider
21. Charlotte Tilbury Beauty - Beauty products retailer
22. Eccleston Homes - Housebuilder
23. Beat Concepts - Bespoke uniform supplier
24. Vaporized - Vaping shop chain
25. Veezu - Taxi hire provider
26. HalalBooking.com - Specialist online travel agency
27. Corinium Global Intelligence - Conference organiser
28. Urban Pubs & Bars - Pub operator
29. TFS Healthcare - Healthcare recruitment consultancy
30. Ennismore - Hotel developer and operator
31. Pallet-Track - Logistics provider
32. Wed2b - Wedding dress retailer
33. Clearabee - Waste collection services
34. Pure Retirement - Specialist mortgage broker
35. Beavertown Brewery - Craft brewery
36. Boxpark - Retail leisure developer
37. TravelUp - Travel agency
38. Henley Homes - Property developer
39. Flat Iron - Steak restaurant chain
40. Cheevers Howard - High-end construction contractor
41. Real Wrap Co. - Food-to-go manufacturer
42. Tropic Skincare - Beauty products manufacturer
43. Five Guys - Burger restaurant chain
44. Corley + Woolley - Fit-out contractor
45. Braidwater - Housebuilder
46. Cussins - Housebuilder
47. Grenade - Sports nutrition brand
48. CarFinance247 - Vehicle finance provider
49. Chi Chi London - Online fashion retailer
50. Character.com - Branded clothing retailer
51. Skinnydip - Fashion accessories retailer
52. Daisy Green - Aussie cafe chain
53. Harrison Bathrooms - Bathroom distributor
54. Total Management Group - Events and travel agency
55. Easirent - Car rental provider
56. ITD Globa - lInternational courier
57. Xcede Group - Specialist recruitment consultancy
58. mac-group - Construction and fit-out contractor
59. Welland Power - Generator manufacturer
60. Matchroom Sport - Sporting events promoter
61. Shopper Media Group - Marketing agency
62. The Office Group - Shared workspace provider
63. Ventrica - Outsourced contact centre operator
64. Red Arch - Automotive component manufacturer
65. Homeslice - Pizza restaurant chain
66. Smyle - Creative agency
67. Task Consumer Products - Lavatory paper manufacturer
68. Send For Help - Lone-worker protection provider
69. END. - Online menswear retailer
70. Sustainable Advantage - Energy and waste consultancy
71. BrewDog - Brewery
72. ES Broadcast - Broadcast equipment supplier
73. Staircraft - Housing materials manufacturer
74. Highwood Group - Construction contractor and developer
75. Elonex Group - Advertising space leaser
76. AYMES - Nutritional supplement developer
77. Prime Global - Medical communications agency
78. Agon Systems - Security tagging manufacturer
79. Around Noon - Food-to-go manufacturer
80. Fizz Creations - Novelty items wholesaler
81. Naughtone - Furniture designer and manufacturer
82. Thakeham Group - Housebuilder and construction contractor
83. James and James - Ecommerce fulfilment provider
84. XL Displays - Exhibition equipment retailer
85. C2events - Events agency
86. Third Bridge - Research services provider
87. ARB Recycling - Charity sector recycler
88. Anthesis Group - Sustainability consultancy
89. Eakin - Specialist printer
90. Vanarama - Vehicle leasing broker
91. Honest Burgers - Burger restaurant chain
92. Plimsoll Productions - TV show producer
93. Cinos - Audiovisual systems installer
94. TRB - Lightweight materials manufacturer
95. Blackrock Expert Services - Dispute resolution consultancy
96. JDX - Business consultancy
97. Ocee International - Furniture manufacturer
98. The Light - Cinema chain
99. Giggling Squid - Thai restaurant chain
100. BioPhorum - Biopharmaceutical forum organiser

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