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.) (Nov 2020)210(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£100.1 M(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

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
Gavin Morris

Gavin Morris

Managing Director - Vendor Management Solutions
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Smart Solutions Office Locations

Smart Solutions has offices in Langstone, Bristol, Cardiff, Leicester and in 5 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
Unit 4, Forest Business Park, Oswin Rd
Newport, GB
33 Bridge St
Pontypool, GB
19 Crane St
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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

95/100

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Smart Solutions Online and Social Media Presence

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Smart Solutions News and Updates

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More Exciting Smart Solutions To Consider For The Home And Office

Analyst Mark N. Vena offers his take on several new smart solutions for the home and office.

ZF at HMI 2019: Interlinking Smart Solutions for a Seamless Supply Chain

HANOVER, Germany and FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany, March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart logistics is the basis for economic success: Interconnected and automated processes can significantly reduce downtime and costs while simultaneously increasing reliability for end customers. There are a...

Making Mobility Work for Everyone: How Cities are Embracing Smart Solutions to Drive Change

LONDON, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The mobility landscape in cities is transforming rapidly. Discrete, siloed, and narrow definitions of transportation are giving way to broader, more inclusive and sustainable concepts of mobility. The future of mobility will be highly integrated,...

Argrace Showcases AIoT Whole-House Smart Solutions at CES 2019

HANGZHOU, China, Jan. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Argrace, a smart home solutions provider, will be showcasing their "living house" concept for the first time at CES 2019. Technology fans will have the opportunity to experience how homes of the future will be powered by artificial...

Telecom & Energy Are Converging To Bring Climate Smart Solutions To Africa

Two major revolutions are currently under way at global scale in the telecom and energy sectors since the start of this new Millennium: digital and new models around off-grid solar and distributed energy. The convergence of these 2 major disruptions is about to reshape the challenge of energy acces…

Smart Solutions Blogs

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 210 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 £476.7 k.

  • Who are Smart Solutions competitors?

    Competitors of Smart Solutions include TargetCW, McGrath Systems and Manpower.

  • 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 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does Smart Solutions have?

    Smart Solutions has 9 offices.