Egg Firm a Shining Example of Great British Small Business

UK - Family egg company, L.J. Fairburn and Son Limited, has been cited as a shining example of great British small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).
calendar icon 21 January 2014
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Egg producers for over 60 years, L.J. Fairburn and Son Limited has just been included in the London Stock Exchange Group’s '1000 Companies to Inspire Britain'. It joins a rich and varied list of businesses that are considered to be shining examples of great British small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).

he London Stock Exchange report, 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain, is a comprehensive analysis of the UK’s leading SMEs. The report was produced to highlight the exceptional contribution small and medium enterprises make to the UK economy. L J Fairburn and Son Limited is one of 4.5 million businesses in this sector, recognised as the main companies generating new job creation since the financial crisis.

To be given such outstanding recognition, L J Fairburn and Son Limited has demonstrated positive growth in revenue over the last four years, increased employee numbers, work space and had major new contract wins.

Daniel Fairburn, Managing Director of L J Fairburn and Son Limited, said: “To be included in such an important list of small to medium sized companies is a huge honour and a very welcome surprise. We are a family business with strong values. To be heralded as a shining example of great British business is a huge achievement for us.

“From the farm to the fork, we are involved as a family in all egg production processes. For an agricultural business like ours to be recognised with many other sectors from automotive, venture capitalism and hi-tech manufacture is incredible. Our values and emphasis on core relationships with everyone we work with is without doubt the reason our business has been included in such a great list.”

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