Pentest People Listed in the Fast Growth 50 Index for the North of England

Lewis Fairburn

Head of Marketing

2023 is the year that keeps giving as Pentest People has earned a prestigious spot in the first-ever UK Fast Growth 50 Index for the North of England. Ranked an impressive 27, this recognition serves as a testament to our outstanding growth and business achievements within the region.

The Fast Growth 50 Index shines a spotlight on fifty dynamic firms, collectively generating an impressive £1 billion in turnover in 2022 and providing employment to over 10,000 individuals. Each company on this list has demonstrated an exceptional ability to accelerate growth, contributing an astonishing £706 million in turnover between 2020 and 2022, with an average growth rate of 199 percent.

In addition to expanding their businesses, each company on the list has played a pivotal role in bolstering the regional economy, collectively creating 4,789 new jobs in just two years. This underscores the resilience of these businesses, particularly in light of the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

In July 2023, Pentest People also secured 87th position in The Sunday Times 100 list of Britain’s fastest-growing private companies. This accolade further emphasises our achievements, especially considering the economic challenges faced by businesses in the UK. The inclusion demonstrated our annual sales growth rate of 55.42% over three years, culminating in a substantial revenue of £7.2 million.

"As the sole cybersecurity firm featured in the UK Fast Growth 50 Index for the North of England, we take immense pride in spearheading the advancement and growth of the cyber community within the region," comments Anthony Harvey, Co-Founder of Pentest People. "The Pentest People team has demonstrated exceptional dedication, with each member contributing significantly to the rapid growth and success of our company, ultimately ensuring the safety of our valued clients."

Professor Dylan Jones-Evans OBE, Founder of Fast Growth 50, lauded the contributions of fast-growing firms in shaping the economic landscape of the UK. He highlighted their ability to generate wealth and jobs in local communities, underscoring entrepreneurship as a cornerstone of regional and national prosperity. These success stories, driven by ambition and adaptability, provide a blueprint for sustainable growth, inspiring others to embark on a similar journey.

Our inclusion in the UK Fast Growth 50 Index and The Sunday Times 100 list is a testament to the dedication and hard work of the entire Pentest People team. We are proud to be at the forefront of cybersecurity and look forward to continued success in safeguarding our clients' digital environments. Thank you for your ongoing support!

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