71. H&A Holdings
- Managing director: Hugh McWilliams
- Pre-tax profit: £4.9m
- Employment: 375
- Pay bill: £9.6m
Hugh and Anne McWilliams set up H&A in 1993 as a mechanical services firm employing six people. Now it has a payroll of over 300 and has expanded into new areas such as building works, kitchens, bathrooms, refurbishment, external cyclical maintenance, electrical and renewable energy.
The family-run company said its client base had now widened to deliver private one-off installations, social housing projects, commercial schemes and government schemes for combating fuel poverty.