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Benchmark identified in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report for 5th Consecutive year

15th May 2018
Benchmark has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK.

To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers. 

Malcolm Pye, CEO, Benchmark:

"We are delighted to be included in the 5th edition of ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’, making us 1 of only 5 companies to make the list for 5 consecutive years. The report shines a light on some of the UK’s most ambitious and fast-growing companies, covering over 100 sectors. 

"Benchmark has evolved hugely since our establishment in 2000 and since our IPO in 2013, from a consulting-led business at the outset to an international biotechnology group employing almost 1000 people with revenues of £140m. Our success and inclusion in this report is down to the hard work, talent and dedication of every member of our team."

Nikhil Rathi, CEO, London Stock Exchange Plc:

“We warmly congratulate all of the companies identified in this year’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report. Five years on, the report continues to demonstrate the strength and diversity of British businesses across the country. These dynamic companies are the backbone of our economy, playing an important role in the UK’s ability to innovate, export and grow. This report is a significant part of London Stock Exchange Group’s broader campaign to support UK high growth companies. We are committed to championing British businesses and Britain’s dynamic entrepreneurial spirit.”

 A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at

More detail on the methodology can be found in the report online at    

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