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EMIS Group plc 

EMIS is a major provider of healthcare software, information technology and related services in the UK.

The NHS needs high performing, reliable technology that speeds up processes. Technology provides efficiency for a stretched NHS, under pressure for resources to cope with increasing medical costs and demand on services.Healthcare technology will underpin the sustainability of the NHS for the future, which is why tens of thousands of clinicians across the UK rely on EMIS’ software and systems on a daily basis, to help them deliver the best possible patient care.


essensys plc 

essensys is the leading global provider of mission-critical software-as-a-service (“SaaS”) platforms and on-demand cloud services to the high growth flexible workspace industry. The group’s software was specifically designed and developed to help solve the complex operational challenges faced by multi-site flexible workspace operators as they grow and scale their operations.

essensys’ two SaaS platforms, Connect and Operate, address these complex operational challenges, and reduce costs by simplifying the day-to-day management of flexible workspaces and the provision of on-demand IT, technology and infrastructure services to tenants.


Hotel Chocolat Group plc 

Hotel Chocolat manufactures premium chocolate and cocoa-related products and sells these direct to customers. The group sells its products online and through a network of 96 stores in the UK and abroad. The business was founded in 1993 by Angus Thirlwell and Peter Harris and has traded under the Hotel Chocolat brand since 2003.

Hotel Chocolat has a strong and distinct brand that is at the core of its offering and is built on values of originality, authenticity and ethics. The Directors believe that Hotel Chocolat is the UK’s favourite premium chocolate brand, providing a differentiated, cocoa-rich taste at an accessible price.


YouGov plc 

YouGov is an international research data and analytics group headquartered in London. The group’s data-led offering supports and improves a wide spectrum of marketing activities of a customer-base including media owners, brands and media agencies. YouGov work with some of the world’s most recognised brands.

The group has a proprietary panel of over 9 million people globally, with operations in the UK, North America, Mainland Europe, the Nordics, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, making YouGov one of the world’s largest research networks.