TJ named in Solent 250 list


TJ has been named as one of the companies featured in the Solent 250 listing, which celebrates the top private independent companies in the region by turnover.

The Solent 250 is the annual ranking compiled by The Business Magazine. Companies in the list are either start-ups or have moved their headquarters into the Solent area from elsewhere.

The prestigious listing acts as a gauge of the region’s economic performance. The 250 companies contribute significantly to the UK’s GDP, with many holding leading positions globally in their sector.

The combined turnover of businesses within the Solent 250 grew by 13.6% this year, going from £15.4bn to £17.5bn. Turnover of number 250 rose from £13.5m in 2019 to £17m in 2020, showing the growth in businesses to be good despite the UK’s current uncertain climate.

TJ experienced impressive growth themselves in the past year, going from £29.4m turnover to £32.9m, a 12% rise.

Businesses in the Solent 250 employed an additional 4,800 people, increasing to total employment of over 108,000. The largest sectors were retail (55), followed by manufacturing (45) and construction (36).

As a Solent 250 company, TJ will be invited to attend various events held throughout the year. These events bring together founders and CEOs, providing opportunities to network with each other.

TJ Marketing Manager Luke Haskell said:

“We’re thrilled to be included in the Solent 250 list. We placed about halfway in the list which is fantastic and shows how much we’ve grown as a company. Our hardworking staff and the excellent service they provide our customers with is the key to our success.”

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