LSE launch 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2017

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May 2017

Calder recognised in fourth edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report.


We are delighted to be recognized in this prestigious report for the third time. This is testament to the hard work of the Calder team and the quality of our product resulting in the solid, stable growth of our company.

Ian Calder-Potts, Director, Calder Ltd:
"What a privilege, not only to be included in the 2017 edition of ‘1000 Companies to inspire Britain’, but additionally to be invited to visit the great London Stock Exchange, the oldest stock exchange in the world. As we move forward in this period of political uncertainty our team will endeavour to continue our solid growth with the innovative attitude, experience, and product quality which has proved so successful for us over the last 35 years."

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Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange Group said:
"Four years on, LSEG’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report continues to highlight the dynamic, entrepreneurial and ambitious businesses across the country that are boosting UK productivity, driving economic growth and creating jobs. The strength and diversity of these companies is readily apparent with a broad mix of UK regions and sectors represented. These companies are the very heart of an ‘anti-fragile’ economy: more robust; more flexible and less prone to boom and bust. We must ensure we continue doing all we can to support high growth potential businesses like these."

"London Stock Exchange Group is fully committed to supporting and implementing initiatives which improve access to and cut the cost of finance for growing companies. We welcome the Government’s focus on supporting SMEs as part of its Industrial Strategy and await the outcome of its review into long-term patient capital."

The Rt Hon Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy:
"I want to congratulate the 1000 companies from across the UK featured in London Stock Exchange Group’s pioneering 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report. Championing high growth innovative SMEs is crucial for the continued success of the UK economy and a country that works for everyone. We are committed to ensuring that companies of all sizes can access finance to grow, scale-up and create high quality well-paid jobs across the country."

Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group, Ian Calder-Potts, Director Calder Ltd and the Rt Hon Greg Clark - Secretary of State for Business.

Pictured left to right: Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange Group, Ian Calder-Potts, Director Calder Ltd and the Rt Hon Greg Clark - Secretary of State for Business.