Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 73= - Nigel Spokes, Scot Group Southern

The car hire entrepreneur is worth £160m.

by Philip Beresford

Nigel Spokes chairs Scot Group Southern, an Exeter-based car rentals company that is the main UK franchisee for Thrifty and Dollar car hire brands. In 2013-14, its profits came in at a record £24.7m on £97.2m sales.

Age: 53
Activity: Car hire
Wealth: £160m
Latest turnover: £97m
Five-year rise in turnover: 62%
No. of employees: 1,057
Five-year rise in employment: 24%
Score: 193

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