We are delighted to announce that Grenade® has been placed at No 67 in the 21st annual Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100, which was published with the Business section in the Sunday Times on the 3rd December 2017. This is the 4th consecutive year Grenade® has been included on the Fast Track which ranks Britain’s private companies with the fastest growing sales.
The 100 companies on this year’s Fast Track 100 grew their sales over the last three years by an average of 65% a year to a total of £3.9bn. Together they employ 19,300 staff, having added 14,000 jobs over the period.
Sir Richard Branson of Virgin, the title sponsor for all 21 years, commented: “Entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of the economy; driving innovation, creating jobs and challenging industry norms. The achievements of the companies on this year’s Fast Track 100 list are fantastic. It’s clear over the coming years UK business will have to adapt to different conditions and we must do all we can to support our entrepreneurs – who will be the engines of growth for Britain.”
Founders or Grenade®, Juliet and Alan Barratt commented; "We are incredibly proud to be part of the Fast Track family and to be on the list for the 4th consecutive year is a real achievement. This means so much to us as founders but this would not be possible without the hard work of all of the outstanding staff at Grenade®. It’s a real Team effort.”