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Inter-Alliance is fastest growing firm

Inter-Alliance has been named the fastest growing company in the UK in the Deloitte & Touche/Independent 100 table of growth companies.

The award was given for Inter-Alliance&#39s 72 per cent increase in turnover to £45m in 2001 from £26m in 2000.

Inter-Alliance tops the list of the 100 fastest growing independent public companies in the UK, prepared from research carried out by Warwick Business School.

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