The UK’s fastest growing private companies: Hot 100 2015 – (97) Danbro

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Name: Danbro Holdings
Industry/Sector: Financial and professional services
Date founded: 1999
The boss: Damian Broughton
Location: South East
Latest turnover: £169.7m
Three-year compound growth rate (%): 30.11
Latest EBITDA: £4.6m

Danbro said personal and professional development is at the heart of the business. Some 96 per cent of employees are enrolled on training courses. Managing director Damian Broughton qualified as a chartered management accountant in 1990 and took on a range of senior financial roles before founding Danbro in 1999 with his wife.

His wife, Helen Broughton, is director of people and standards and she focuses on creating opportunities for people. The company aims to provide a positive experience every single time and its department entirely dedicated to improving what it can do reflects how seriously the business takes this aim. It takes particular efforts to encourage client feedback too.

Danbro tries to provide a range of services tailored to suit its customers and has a strong focus on compliance to keep clients and their contractors safe.

The business is also an accredited employer for training and professional development at the highest level for CIMA, AAT and ACCA and received the Living Wage accreditation in 2014.

The company also has a strong charity focus – both Broughtons are trustees of Operation Orphan, which recently took part in fundraising efforts following the earthquakes in Nepal.

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