The 12th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table ranks Britain’s private mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales. The list is compiled by Fast Track and will be published in The Sunday Times on 2nd October 2016.
Recognised as 191st on the 2016 list, WP Group have built a reputation based on service and established strong business partnerships by supplying truly integrated, sustainable fuel and Mobil lubrication solutions. WP specialise in the supply and delivery of fuels, lubricants, engineering and energy services whilst providing technical consultancy and advanced product solutions, bespoke to each requirement.
Employing over 150 people, WP have seen employee numbers soar in 2016. Driven by the continued expansion of the business and buoyed by numerous high profile new contracts, WP have increased the team significantly to continue to deliver against customer commitments.
David Fairchild, WP Group Managing Director commented, “I am delighted WP Group has not only returned to the Top Track 250 in 2016 but in doing so has taken a significant leap forward in the rankings. This achievement is testimony to the hard work and efforts made by the employees of the Group in adopting and implementing the strategic goals set by the Board of Directors.”
Darren Borras, WP Group Commercial Director added, “This is excellent news for WP Group and our growing teams. It further endorses our strategy to deliver sustainable fuel, lubrication and engineering solutions across each of our market sectors, and cements our place as the UK’s sustainable fuel and lubricants company. Following a number of high profile contract wins, this recognition marks another significant achievement for WP Group in 2016.”
David Hillan, Partner at Grant Thornton UK LLP, the title sponsor of the league table, praised the Top Track companies for their performance, "In the wake of the EU referendum it is more important than ever that businesses, and the public and the third sectors work together to help the UK to build on its strengths and ensure that the economy continues to grow. I am heartened to see how these businesses are embracing a collaborative approach to drive prosperity throughout the UK and wider society.”
Image caption, left to right: Darren Borras, WP Group Commercial Director and David Fairchild, WP Group Managing Director