Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 47 - Stephen and Jacqueline Neal, Abbey Group

The steel entrepreneurs are worth £103m.

by Philip Beresford

The Abbey Group is one of Europe’s leading metal forging and stainless steel suppliers to the oil and gas industry. The business owners and directors, Stephen and Jacqueline Neal are passionate about Sheffield steel and keeping the city at the forefront of the industry.. In 2013, the company made a £17.3m profit on £42.1m sales. 

Age: 70 & 64
Activity: Steel
Wealth: £103m
Latest turnover: £42m
Five-year rise in turnover: 163%
No. of employees: 187
Five-year rise in employment: 46%
Score: 146

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