UK Private Business Awards 2017: High Growth Business of the Year, sponsored by Business Growth Fund

21 August 2017

The UK Private Business Awards 2017: High Growth Business of the Year shortlist are:

  • Cennox
  • CV Library
  • Infinity Works
  • Mobica
  • Parent Pay
  • Uform

The shortlist for the seventh annual Private Business Awards, sponsored by PwC, demonstrates the private business sector’s strength across UK regions and industries. Finalists include fashion, food, financial services and healthcare companies amongst many others, selected from hundreds of nominees.

We were looking for a business that’s profitable and growing fast. The winner will have its development plans in place to build on current success in the future and will have had an exceptional three years up to the end of 2016.  High growth is defined as operating profit growth of at least 25% over the past three years, using Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) analysis.

The awards were set up in 2011 to celebrate the best in the private business sector and to underline its importance to the UK economy. The 6 companies shortlisted in this category employ more than 2,000 people, have turnover of £160 million and combined annual growth rate of 1,500%. The winners of this year’s awards will be announced on 14 September 2017 at the gala awards at The Brewery, London.

Gavin Petken, Regional Director - BGF, sponsor of High Growth Business of the Year category says :

"The quality of businesses that have entered this year’s High Growth award is testament to the ambitions and talent of the founders, CEOs and management teams leading them. Having invested in close to 200 growing businesses, BGF knows a lot about the commitment and tenacity it takes to achieve and sustain high growth. This award, which we are delighted to sponsor, serves as a reminder that the UK continues to grow some fantastic, inspiring businesses."

Best of luck to the shortlist on 14 September 2017.

Follow the countdown and the awards by visiting or following #UKPBA17 on Twitter. 

Brian Henderson | Fast Growth Companies Leader
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