Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 67 - Ian & Nicola Warhurst, Melett

The car parts entrepreneurs are worth £73m.

by Philip Beresford

Barnsley-based Melett supplies replacement turbocharger repair kits and parts for the automotive industry. Around 90% of its sales are exported with a growing market in China. The Warhursts, Ian and Nicola, acquired the business in 2002. Its 2012-13 profit came in at £6.8m on £20.2m sales.

Age: 45/46
Activity: Car parts
Wealth: £73m
Latest turnover: £20.2m
Five-year rise in turnover: 45%
No. of employees: 73
Five-year rise in employment: 170%
Score: 184

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 020 8267 8121



  • Up to 4 free articles a month
  • Free email bulletins

Register Now

Get 30 days free access

Sign up for a 30 day free trial and get:

  • Full access to
  • Exclusive event discounts
  • Management Today's print magazine

Join today