Grow/case studies

Workplace pensions: finding a simple solution

By 2018, an estimated 1.3m UK firms will have to comply with the new law on workplace pensions. But it need not be a daunting experience. One company that has automatically enrolled its staff is StuffUSell. Founded by David Brackin ten years ago, StuffUSell sells more than £1m worth… Read more »

Exclusive Leisure: making a winning pitch to councils

Leicester-based Exclusive Leisure specialises in the supply and installation of cricket, golf and leisure facilities, as well as low-profile floodlighting systems for tennis and multi-use games areas. It may be a small company – having just 13 employees − but when it comes to public tenders,… Read more »

GBUK: healthy partnerships with NHS Trusts

GBUK is a privately-owned British medical devices manufacturing and distribution group which supplies a range of products to hospitals both in the UK and abroad. Every day more than 110,000 of GBUK’s products are used in patient care. One of the company’s key customers is the… Read more »

Great apes and great apprenticeships

Set in the rolling Leicestershire countryside is a 52 year old, 200-employee business. It’s a world leader in conservation and a prolific deliverer of education. Every year, through its formal primary and secondary education programmes which are aligned with the national curriculum, 33,000 children visit… Read more »

Illustrious Homes: growing by contracting

Illustrious Homes is a Camden-based building contractor which works on construction projects for clients in social housing, commercial construction and private residential building. Camden Council is one of Illustrious Homes’ newest clients, which will help the company to achieve further growth over the coming years.… Read more »