Hebden Bridge company ranked 15th in Sunday Times “Fast Track Virgin Atlantic 100” list

A Hebden Bridge company has been ranked as the fastest growing in Yorkshire.

Thursday, 10th December 2020, 12:30 pm
Managing Director Will Vaughan
Managing Director Will Vaughan

Blue Fin Trading is also ranked 15th in the whole country in the Sunday Times “Fast Track Virgin Atlantic 100” list.

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Managing Director Will Vaughan, aged 29, said “Being recognised as the fastest growing business in Yorkshire is a huge achievement and is testament to the hard work, ambition and innovation of the whole team here at Blue Fin”

Founded in 2013, the company sells exercise equipment and portable fridges online. “From March to July this year, as people looked for new outdoor activities, orders for our stand-up paddleboards were up by more than 200 per cent on last year,” added Will.

This rapidly growing company has increased its number of staff from 19 in 2019 to 41 in 2020 and has distribution centres in the UK, Australia and the USA.

Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Group, said of this year’s Fast Track list, "While we are living in extremely uncertain and challenging times, there is one thing I am certain of: entrepreneurs are the dreamers, the doers, and the innovators that have the power to have a positive impact on society”.