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The Ward Hadaway Yorkshire Fastest 50 awards were launched in 2010 to celebrate the region's fastest-growing, privately-owned companies.

This year’s Yorkshire Fastest 50 was announced on the 23rd March 2021.

You can find full details of our winners and all the companies who appear on the list here.

The Ward Hadaway Yorkshire Fastest 50 Awards were launched in 2011, with our partner The Yorkshire Post, to identify and celebrate some of the region’s most successful businesses who bring prosperity to our region. They are the heroes of the Yorkshire economy and the ones projecting a story of sustained growth in tough times through innovation, efficiency and skills.

Keep checking back for updates and follow #Fastest50 on Twitter and LinkedIn for all the latest news.

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Our winners

  • We are absolutely delighted to have won the fastest growing business in Yorkshire, especially given the stiff and high quality competition from our fellow Yorkshire businesses! It goes without saying that we wouldn’t be where we are today if it wasn’t for our dedicated and hard-working employees.

    Dan Spencer, CEO of Torsion Group
  • It is absolutely fantastic to win this award. We started out on our journey all those years ago at the kitchen table, so this award means a huge amount. Everyone in the business will be delighted about this.

    Andrew Keeble, Founder of HECK!
  • To win in the Yorkshire Fastest 50 Awards is a great achievement. I feel humbled. I can’t believe what we have achieved in the last few years. This is going to spur me on to try and do even more and do even better.

    Jonathan Walker, Founder of Woodhouse (Lund) Ltd

Our other awards

Fastest 50 North East

Launched in 1998 with The Journal, the North East Fastest 50 Awards celebrate the region's fastest-growing, privately-owned companies.

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Fastest 50 North West

Launched in 2014, the North West Fastest 50 Awards celebrate the region's fastest-growing, privately-owned companies.

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