55 Southeast companies listed on to the prestigious league table. Together the Southeast companies employ 113,638 staff and achieved combined sales of £14.4 billion.
Cathy Beare, Group Chief Financial Officer for HolidayExtras.com, was among guests at a dinner in London on Thursday October 13, to celebrate the publication of this year’s Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 250 Companies list.
Cathy said: “We’re delighted to be included in the list once again. The team at HolidayExtras.com are proud to be listed alongside the other strong businesses and entrepreneurial ventures that are helping to create growth in these tough times.”
The UK’s market leader for travel add-ons was ranked alongside firms as diverse as Harrods, Weetabix, Selfridges, Boden, Gatwick airport, Paul Smith and Schuh.
Stuart Grant, UK head of Corporate & Structured Banking at HSBC, commented: “It is great to see a significant number of privately-owned companies in the Southeast making such a positive contribution to the economy despite tough trading conditions.”
Other news:Last week Holiday Extras was awarded the best agent-facing website at the prestigious Travolution Awards. The company picked up the award at a ceremony held at the Roundhouse in London on Tuesday October 11.