Revenue: £144.1m (+11%)
Net profit margin: -1.8% Staff: 317
This IBM and Oracle partner's revenues beefed up 11 per cent to £144.1m in its year to 31 March 2018, results for which captured a first full year of trading from recent acquisitions Portal and Hamilton Rentals. Net losses hit £2.5m, however, nearly half of which was attributable to unfavourable movements in sterling. Bell recently opened a new office in Singapore, adding to its Portsmouth HQ and additional locations in London, Wokingham, Stevenage and Hyderabad.