Spark Energy among the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain
May 15, 2017 by Spark Energy
Spark Energy has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses across the UK.
Chris Gauld, Spark Energy CEO, said “This is a terrific achievement and I’m immensely proud that the hard work of everyone at Spark has been recognised. As a niche energy supplier, it’s vitally important that we continue to demonstrate to our customers, their landlords and our partners why we’re the best suppliers for them.
“This recognition on the London Stock Exchange Group’s report is yet another recognition of the success we’re having and the incredible growth we’ve delivered in recent years. We’re really excited about our plans for the future and we’re fully committed to maintaining this momentum.”
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 said: “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.”