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Congratulations to all Fastest 50 businesses for 2023!

A huge congratulations to you and your team for ranking as one of the fastest growing businesses in the North West for 2023.

Held in partnership with Great Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Fastest 50 is a celebration of outstanding business achievement, shining a light on the incredible work this group of thriving businesses is doing and the positive impact they’re having on the region.

On 9 June the Fastest 50 Awards took place in Manchester where the Fastest 50 list was published and awards were handed out to the businesses at the very top.

Congratulations to Hologic Ltd who were crowned the North West’s Fastest Growing Business for 2023, as well as taking the Fastest Growing Large Business (turnover over £35m) title.

Apparel Brands Limited won the award for the Fastest Growing Medium Business (turnover between £10m and £35m), whilst Jamieson Contracting (North West) Limited were named Fastest Growing Small Business (turnover less than £10m).


View the Fastest 50 list for 2023

View the full line-up of incredible businesses to make this year's list and see where you ranked against your peers.

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Fastest 50 member benefits

As one of this year’s Fastest 50 businesses, we are delighted to offer a range of benefits for you to take advantage of. Check out the packages that are tailored specifically to fast growth businesses such as yours…

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Who did I meet at the awards?

This year’s North West Fastest 50 Awards were a great success and it was fantastic to see so many of you attend the ceremony. Click the link below to find out about the Ward Hadaway attendees and their contact details

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Photos from the day

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  • Download your Fastest 50 Media Toolkit where you will find a range of assets to promote your success in this year’s list – remember to use the #Fastest50 tag!

Watch the highlights from this year's awards




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Fastest 50 criteria

The Fastest 50 list is objectively compiled using data sourced from Companies House and ranked by the biggest average annual growth in turnover.

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History of the Fastest 50

For over 20 years, the Fastest 50 has celebrated the success and achievements of hundreds of businesses across the North West, North East and Yorkshire.

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Previous Fastest 50 businesses

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