Cheshire Holdings enters the list at number 40.
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After an initial pilot operation in Brighton in 1993, Carewatch was established.
Harshadrai Patel sold his own chain of pharmacies during the 1980s and used the proceeds to start up London-based Interport.
Founder Bruce Bannister, a professional footballer, founded B-Sporting due to his father.
Family-owned business John Good & Sons has become one of the largest UK shipping companies.
TI Industrial, specialising in blast cleaning, is 35th in this year's Hot 100.
Dating website Global Personals has found the secret formula to success!
P Hughes, which also engages in philanthropic work, is number 33.
In 32nd place is Wear Inns.
The power of “&” has definitely worked wonder for CHI, number 31 on Hot 100 2014.
Southern Dental joins the Hot 100 list at number 30.
Freight forwarding specialist Bellville Rodair joins the list at number 29.