Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), the provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management, has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ 2020. The report recognises the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs)*, highlighting the regional and sector diversity of the UK’s SMEs and the entrepreneurial spirit shown by these companies.
To be featured in the report, businesses had to demonstrate strong revenue growth over the last three years and outperform their sector peers, creating a unique list of the UK’s most innovative SMEs.
Jonathan Satchell, Chief Executive of LTG, said:
“We’re delighted to have been included in the London Stock Exchange Group’s prestigious annual listing of the 1000 companies inspiring Britain. At a time of global uncertainty and change, Learning Technologies Group continues to grow through a combination of strategic acquisitions, as well as a swift pivot to new ways of working that help our clients meet the many challenges that COVID-19 has brought to all sectors.”
LTG continues to expand its market presence through enhanced product offerings and strategic acquisitions, including the March 2020 acquisition of Open LMS, the largest commercial Moodle open-source learning management system provider in the world; eCreators in October 2020, an Australian learning platform and content company, which is being integrated into Open LMS; and in September 2020, Patheer, a talent mobility software company that forms part of PeopleFluent’s integrated talent management and learning offering.
David Schwimmer, CEO, London Stock Exchange Group said:
“This report highlights the vital role of SMEs in driving economic growth, leading innovation, and providing jobs across the UK. In this challenging year for businesses, it is more important than ever to shine a light on these stories of resilience and entrepreneurship. The success of UK SMEs is crucial as we rebuild a post-COVID-19 economy, and London Stock Exchange Group is committed to helping growth companies achieve their potential.”
The Rt Hon John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, added:
“SMEs are the engine room of our economy. They have risen to the immense challenges of this year with resilience and ingenuity, and we are proud to support them with one of the most generous and comprehensive packages for businesses anywhere in the world. It is more important than ever that we champion the companies in this year’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report and many others like them – they are creating jobs, spurring on our economic recovery, and building the industries of the future.”
A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable PDF of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com.
* Company data as of December 2019 is included in this report
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