Insurance website Gocompare.com was launched in 2006 by Hayley Parsons. The former business creation specialist at Admiral Group, Parsons has worked her entire career in the insurance broking and aggregator markets. The Newport-based company is 50% owned by car insurer Esure and it made £25.4m profit on £109.9m sales in 2013.
Activity: Online insurance
Latest turnover: £110m
Five-year rise in turnover: 47%
No. of employees: 166
Five-year rise in employment: 219%