Revenue: £67.3m (-2%)
Net profit: 3.5% Staff: 93
The directors of this pan-European IT reseller's UK arm declared themselves "pleased" with results for its calendar 2020 "in light of the current economic climate". Revenues dipped two per cent, with net profits slipping from £2.5m to £2.3m. Based in Chippenham, Bechtle Direct Ltd forms part of its German parent's ecommerce operations, which generated €1.96bn of its €5.8bn turnover in 2020. Cisco Meraki, Microsoft Surface and HP's Elite Slice G2 are among the recent topics of discussion on its UK blog.
The pandemic has been a double-edged sword for Bechtle UK, with heightened demand for remote working tech balancing its more pernicious effects. Despite lockdown, it commenced work on the refurbishment of new leasehold premises during the year.