GAP’s head of IT Frank McGrory collecting the award at The Top Track 250 award dinner in London

GAP Hire Solutions has jumped 28 places to 142 in the Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table.

The business has enjoyed a record year, with turnover increasing by 11% to £175 million and operating profit exceeding £17 million.

The league table is compiled by Fast Track, an Oxford-based firm that researches Britain’s top performing private companies. GAP appeared on the list for the first time last year, ranked 170th.

Douglas Anderson, GAP’s joint managing director said, “We take great pride in our inclusion in this year’s Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 listing. This achievement is testimony to the fantastic contribution of each and every one of our employees who have the passion to deliver innovative products and first-class service for our customers.”

Sacha Romanovitch, chief executive of Grant Thornton UK LLP commented, “The Top Track 250 clearly demonstrates what can be achieved by exciting dynamic businesses. These companies think locally and act globally, they innovate to grow and embrace an entrepreneurial spirit that this country needs to secure a positive post-Brexit future. We can all learn a lot from the Top Track 250.”