Sellick Partnership has become one of three UK recruitment firms to be listed in the London Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Europe’ report. The report is a celebration of the most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across Europe and to be included companies must have demonstrated positive growth over the last three years, while significantly outperforming their peers.
As well as identifying 1,000 companies, the annual reports examine in detail the opportunities and challenges facing SMEs and looks at the sectors and trends that will shape the future of the British and European economies. Only 160 UK based companies made the report with Romania and Hungary laying claim to the fastest-growing companies on average.
Managing director Jo Sellick commented by saying; “we are delighted to be acknowledged in the third edition of the London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Europe! It is an honour to be recognised as it displays our dedication to providing exceptional recruitment solutions to our clients and candidates. We are also proud to be contributing to the European economy. What a fantastic achievement.”
This news comes as Sellick Partnership announces record revenue and profits for year ending February 2018. Audited accounts show that turnover grew by 8.2 per cent to almost £42 million, with both temporary and permanent recruitment exceeding expectations. These figures are reflected in the EBITDA which rose 15 percent to almost £1.2 million, up from £1 million for the year ending February 2017.
Nikhil Rathi, CEO, London Stock Exchange explained the importance of the report, “the economic potential of Europe’s fastest growing companies is clear in ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Europe’. The report shows high-growth SMEs are the innovators, job creators and drivers of economic growth. They have the potential to transform the European economy and give the next generation of young people the future they deserve.
“So, it is vital that we give these companies, and companies like them, access to suitable growth finance. London Stock Exchange Group is committed to supporting the job creators of tomorrow, increasing their access to long-term patient capital to fund their continued success.”
This is the third time Sellick Partnership have been recognised by the London Stock Exchange having already been listed in the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report twice in 2014 and 2016. To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years.