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Send For Help — the lone worker protection services firm which provides 24/7 emergency response via personal safety alarms — has been featured in the ‘FT Future 100 UK‘ list, recently published in the Financial Times and FT.com. The list, from a panel led by FT journalists, features fast growing UK companies that are also making an impact on their industry, or wider society.
The list is built on data from the ‘FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies’, in which Send For Help featured in April 2018, ranked at 625th. To make it into the first edition of the FT Future 100 UK, businesses had to excel in one of four categories; Environmental Social and Governance, Disruption, Diversity and Consistent Growth. Send For Help was selected for the ‘disruption’ category, where the judges took into account measures such as research and development spending as a proportion of revenue, and the company’s own pitch as a disrupter.
Operating through its subsidiary brands Skyguard, Peoplesafe and Guardian24, Send For Help supplies keyfob-sized GPS personal safety alarms and smartphone apps providing 24/7 protection to over 150,000 lone workers.
Send For Help’s monitoring centre has links to police control rooms, so it can bypass 999 calling and receive a faster emergency response if clients are threatened, attacked or are in danger.
The Surrey-based tech firm has a client roster across the private and public sectors, including over 180 NHS trusts and high street retailers, City banks and national pub chains, estate agents, the police and more than 200 UK councils.
Inclusion in the list marks the latest of a series of awards the company has won in the last 12 months. In April the business featured in the FT1000 list of Europe’s fastest growing companies, whilst in May the company was listed in the London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report. This month the company also featured in BDO’s Best in Business ‘Ones to Watch’ league table of the top performing businesses in the South East. These accolades follow the company’s inclusion in The Sunday Times ‘Fast Track 100’ list for the second year running.
James Murray, CEO of Send For Help said: “It’s very encouraging that Send For Help continues to receive national and international awards from such prestigious publications. Our strategy as a disruptive company which delivers innovative services at competitive prices is clearly working and the whole team should be proud of what we’ve achieved.”
For the full list visit: https://ig.ft.com/future-100/2018/.