Group PLC wins Deloitte Indy 100 award for fast growing businesses
Group PLC was ranked 54th in the Deloitte Indy 100 awards for the
UK’s fastest growing companies. Managing Director, Nick Boardman
collected the award at a ceremony held at The Park Lane Hotel, London
on Wednesday 21 April 2004.
competition, run jointly by Big 4 professional services firm Deloitte
and the Independent on Sunday, examines the growth rates of over
6,100 middle market companies with sales of between £5-100
winners, identified through Deloitte research carried out in conjunction
with Professor David Storey at the University of Warwick Business
School, demonstrated extraordinary and sustained growth over the
last four years and were profitable in their most recent accounts.
David Wenborn, Deloitte partner commented, “Market
conditions have presented many challenges to fast growing businesses
in recent years, yet Rock Group PLC continues to prosper and develop.
The resilience of the Deloitte Indy 100 winners brings great strength
to the UK economy.”
Nick Boardman added; “Rock Group PLC is
delighted to receive a Deloitte Indy 100 award. The awards are
a showcase for fast growing businesses, recognising our ability
to provide a unique service to customers as well as our flexibility
in a constantly changing and demanding market place.”
Notes to Editors
Qualifying companies were those with a current turnover of £5-10m
that showed a 25 per cent increase in sales in each of the last
4 years, and companies with a current turnover of £10-100m
which showed a 15 per cent increase in sales for each of the last
4 years. The companies were then ranked by compound annual growth
over the last five years, with the top 100 ranking companies being
identified as winners. All companies had to show profit in their
most recent accounts.
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Rock Group PLC:
Founded in 1992, Warwick based specialist notebook manufacturer,
Rock Group Plc is the UK’s leading and most respected manufacturer
of cutting edge mobile technology. rockdirect sells notebooks
direct to the public sector, corporate sector and to consumers
via its national advertising in the main monthly computer magazines.
Plc are founder members of the Personal Computer Association and
adhere to a professional code of practice, which ensures a quality
of service that is second to none. Apart from rock solid service
and support, we have always had a reputation for being industry
firsts in technological breakthroughs. If you were to look at
the history of the notebook computer, it would look very much
like a list of our achievements.
further information, visit our website at www.rockdirect.com