Williams has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2020.
The report recognises the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), highlighting the regional and sector diversity of the UK’s SMEs and the entrepreneurial spirit shown by these companies.
To be featured in the report, businesses had to demonstrate strong revenue growth over the last three years and outperform their sector peers, creating a unique list of the UK’s most innovative SMEs.
Ray Stafford, Williams MD, said: “This fantastic news from the London Stock Exchange represents much-deserved recognition for a great group of hard-working and creative colleagues, trusted suppliers and above all the ever-growing band of loyal customers who collectively make this business what it is.”
David Schwimmer, CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group, commented: “This report highlights the vital role of SMEs in driving economic growth, leading innovation and providing jobs across the UK. In this challenging year for businesses, it is more important than ever to shine a light on these stories of resilience and entrepreneurship. The success of UK SMEs is crucial as we rebuild a post COVID-19 economy, and London Stock Exchange Group is committed to helping growth companies achieve their potential.”
The Rt Hon John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, added: “SMEs are the engine room of our economy. They have risen to the immense challenges of this year with resilience and ingenuity, and we are proud to support them with one of the most generous and comprehensive packages for businesses anywhere in the world. It is more important than ever that we champion the companies in this year’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report and many others like them – they are creating jobs, spurring on our economic recovery, and building the industries of the future.”
Further details on the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report and methodology can be found online at www.1000companies.com.