18th November 2020
WEALTH at work has once again been acknowledged as one of the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain by the London Stock Exchange Group. The report recognises the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses, 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. Further details on the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report and methodology can be found online at www.1000companies.com.
WEALTH at work is headquartered in Liverpool and employs almost 300 staff across the UK. Its corporate clients include both private and public sector and ranges from large multi-nationals to SMEs. It has educated hundreds of thousands of employees on financial topics including pensions, share schemes, general financial wellbeing, redundancy and retirement planning. It also offers financial guidance and had provided this on a one to one basis to employees to ensure they understand difficult subjects such as pension closures or their retirement income options. These services can then be supported by regulated financial advice when required.
Jonathan Watts-Lay, Director, WEALTH at work, comments; “We are thrilled to be recognised as one of the most inspiring and fastest-growing companies in the UK for the third time. During what has been a difficult year for many, this esteemed award is testament to the unique service we offer to the increasing number of employers and pension schemes seeking to meet their obligations to their employees and pension scheme members. We look forward to continuing our offering to our clients, delivering innovation and setting new standards of best practice.”
David Schwimmer, CEO, London Stock Exchange Group comments; “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 comments; “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.”