Smart Solutions

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Smart Solutions is a provider of business outsourced services, ranging from labour mobilisation projects, recruitment and delivery of a fully managed flexible workforce, to permanent recruitment, staff development, training and back office functions. In addition, smartsolutions provide complete business and compliance consultancy to the waste sector and to the food sector and recyclate commodity trading across the globe, delivered from over 30 key service centres around the UK. Founded in 2007 it was the fastest growing firm in Wales in 2010, receiving growth awards each year until receiving the first sustainable growth award in 2013 having grown from a turnover of £262k in 2007 to over £54m in 2014. smartsolutions is managed by a team of divisional specialists that have grown exponentially from it’s primary area of waste and recycling, to now include consultants from sectors such as construction, driving, contact centre, food manufacturing, high tech manufacturing, technical, industrial and logistics, commercial and public sectors. Providing clients with end-to-end solutions, with expert advice, consultancy and support, smartsolutions really know what makes businesses tick. With a string of National account wins, Smart Solutions has developed a strong track record in transforming services, saving costs, and delivering value for clients. It is a rapidly growing company, whose vision, agility and determination has established a reputation of in-depth understanding, expertise and a commitment to deliver high quality, premium levels of service.
TypePrivate
Founded2007
HQLangstone, GB
Websitesmartsolutions.co.uk

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)234
Revenue (FY, 2018)£100.1 M(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Smart Solutions

Nathan Bowles

Nathan Bowles

Chairman
Rob Webb

Rob Webb

Chief Executive Officer
Matthew Spaul

Matthew Spaul

Managing Director - Environmental
Steve Mills

Steve Mills

Finance Director
Rob Calcraft

Rob Calcraft

Operations Director
Ian Williams

Ian Williams

Account Director
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Smart Solutions Office Locations

Smart Solutions has offices in Langstone, Bristol, Cardiff, Leicester and in 4 other locations
Langstone, GB (HQ)
Raleigh House, Langstone Business Village
Bristol, GB
Unit B1 Island Trade Park, Bristow Broadway
Cardiff, GB
23 Windsor Pl, Plas Windsor
Leicester, GB
Forest Business Park
Pontypool, GB
19 Crane St
Pontypridd, GB
2 Centre Ct
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Smart Solutions Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2007
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Smart Solutions Revenue

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Smart Solutions's revenue was reported to be £100.11 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

100.1m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

13.3m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

13.3%

Net income (FY, 2018)

1.1m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

2.2m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

1.6m

Cash (31-Jul-2018)

2.6m
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

14.7m27.6m38.9m42.0m56.0m78.5m89.5m97.0m100.1m

Revenue growth, %

33%40%14%

Cost of goods sold

12.4m23.0m32.4m34.9m47.7m66.7m76.4m84.2m86.8m

Gross profit

2.3m4.6m6.5m7.1m8.3m11.8m13.1m12.8m13.3m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

10.8k307.9k81.8k2.1m1.7m818.7k739.9k745.6k358.1k2.6m

Accounts Receivable

432.7k1.8m3.7m6.8m5.8m6.0m8.4m13.4m16.2m18.1m15.9m

Inventories

92.0k

Current Assets

432.7k1.8m4.2m7.8m8.4m10.0m12.5m18.8m20.9m22.9m24.1m
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

323.0k740.8k753.6k906.7k1.4m745.0k235.3k(16.9k)1.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

(598.4k)(770.8k)3.8m(288.8k)(1.0m)(1.6m)680.1k301.9k3.3m

Dividends Paid

173.8k397.0k500.0k1.1m1.0m

Cash From Financing Activities

1.2m907.7k(998.3k)1.1m718.8k3.7m2.2m(555.7k)874.1k
GBPFY, 2008

Financial Leverage

-3.2 x
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Smart Solutions Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

92/100

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Smart Solutions Online and Social Media Presence

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Smart Solutions News and Updates

GZ6G Technologies Appoints Larry De Cair as Smart Solutions Architect for Green Zebra Smart Networks

De Cair to Develop and Implement Managed Services Infrastructure and Onboarding of Customers and Clients for IT Managed Services Based Division

Digital Oilfield Market to Benefit Profoundly; Growing Adoption of Smart Solutions in the Oilfield Industry to Propel Market, states Fortune Business Insights™

Key companies covered in digital oilfield market are Schlumberger (Texas, US), Halliburton (Texas, US), Weatherford (Texas, US), Siemens (Munich, Germany), Osprey Informatics (Calgary, Canada), IBM (Armonk, New York.), Digi International (Minnesota, US), Microsoft (Washington, US), Baker Hughes (Tex…

Upgrading To Next-Gen Smart Solutions For Public Offices

The need for a comprehensive, 360-degree set of solutions that can guarantee digital governance is now a reality.

Frost & Sullivan Analyzes the Accelerated Adoption of Smart Solutions in the Global Industrial Equipment Market

The water and wastewater sector is expected to top investments in digital solutions with $2.2 billion by 2027 SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis of the adoption of digital technologies and smart devices in the global industrial equipment...

GZ6G Technologies Appoints Eloisa Tobias as Director of Smart Solutions for the Green Zebra Networks Division

Tobias to Develop and Implement Strategies for IT Managed Services Based DivisionLas Vegas, NV - (NewMediaWire) - April 06, 2021 - GZ6G Technologies (OTCMarkets: GZIC), the complete enterprise smart solutions provider for large venues and cities, today announced the appointment of Eloisa “Elle”…

Industry Convergence to Accelerate Adoption of Smart Solutions in the Global Industrial Equipment Industry

Industry 4. 0 revolves around integrating information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) with near-real-time connectivity to provide actionable intelligence to decision makers. This research focuses on the adoption of digital technologies and smart devices in the industrial equipment in…
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Smart Solutions Blogs

Senior Management investment is the driving force behind Smart’s innovative expansion plans!

Following on from the addition of Mark West to our senior management team in January, Smart Solutions welcomed Brook Watson...

Vendor Management Solutions welcomes Paul Lockett as Contract Director!

Following the introduction of our latest division, Vendor Management Solutions (VMS), Smart Solutions welcomed Paul Lockett into the role of...

Our incredible growth in our Welsh regions has led to the appointment of Mark West as Regional Director!

As part of our strategic growth plan, and following the success of our Welsh region, we are pleased to announce...

Virtual recruitment is here to stay

With many businesses experiencing a change in their workforce, Smart Solutions have seen a major shift with the use of...

Smart Solutions Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Smart Solutions founded?

    Smart Solutions was founded in 2007.

  • Who are Smart Solutions key executives?

    Smart Solutions's key executives are Nathan Bowles, Rob Webb and Matthew Spaul.

  • How many employees does Smart Solutions have?

    Smart Solutions has 234 employees.

  • What is Smart Solutions revenue?

    Latest Smart Solutions annual revenue is £100.1 m.

  • What is Smart Solutions revenue per employee?

    Latest Smart Solutions revenue per employee is £427.8 k.

  • Who are Smart Solutions competitors?

    Competitors of Smart Solutions include TargetCW, McGrath Systems and Prestige Employee Administrators.

  • Where is Smart Solutions headquarters?

    Smart Solutions headquarters is located at Raleigh House, Langstone Business Village, Langstone.

  • Where are Smart Solutions offices?

    Smart Solutions has offices in Langstone, Bristol, Cardiff, Leicester and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Smart Solutions have?

    Smart Solutions has 8 offices.