GCH Capital Ltd recognised in fourth edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report
- Identifies fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) across the UK
- GCH Capital Ltd is a privately owned entrepreneurial group of well-established companies operating in the industrial manufacturing and distribution sectors in the UK and Europe.
GCH Capital Ltd 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. More detail on the methodology can be found in the report online at www.1000companies.com.
GCH Capital Ltd, founded in 2010, has sales of around ￡120m and employs over 730 people. The subsidiaries within it operate in niche markets and focus on quality, product innovation and development. Each business places particular emphasis on supporting customers and understanding their needs while offering an unrivalled level of service. The nine profitable and well-established subsidiaries are: HK Timbers, Unitruck , Crompton Lamps, LightBulbs Direct /Simply LED, Dent Steel Services , Sycamore Lighting, ADM Pressings, Stackright , Newspace Containers .
Cassie Hutchings, Chief Executive, GCH Capital Ltd : “GCH Capital is very proud to be listed in the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. As an entrepreneurial and ambitious UK industrial manufacturing company, we are motivated to invest in our people and in capital equipment to develop and build our organisation to help boost the UK’s economy and productivity. The UK needs businesses and a thriving private sector to create jobs, generate tax, innovate, and produce the funds to pay for all the brilliant public services that we enjoy such as the NHS. We are determined not to let the UK manufacturing industry become a dying breed.…”
Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange Group said:
“Four years on, LSEG’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report continues to highlight the dynamic, entrepreneurial and ambitious businesses across the country that are boosting UK productivity, driving economic growth and creating jobs. The strength and diversity of these companies is readily apparent with a broad mix of UK regions and sectors represented. These companies are the very heart of an ‘anti-fragile’ economy: more robust; more flexible and less prone to boom and bust. We must ensure we continue doing all we can to support high growth potential businesses like these.
“London Stock Exchange Group is fully committed to supporting and implementing initiatives which improve access to and cut the cost of finance for growing companies. We welcome the Government’s focus on supporting SMEs as part of its Industrial Strategy and await the outcome of its review into long-term patient capital.”
The Rt Hon Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy:
“I want to congratulate the 1000 companies from across the UK featured in London Stock Exchange Group’s pioneering 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report. Championing high growth innovative SMEs is crucial for the continued success of the UK economy and a country that works for everyone. We are committed to ensuring that companies of all sizes can access finance to grow, scale-up and create high quality well-paid jobs across the country.”
A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com