Virtual College has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses.
Virtual College provides online learning content and training delivery solutions to almost every sector in the UK – from healthcare, to manufacturing, education and catering.
Rod Knox, CEO of Virtual College, commented: “This accolade came out of the blue. It is particularly gratifying to have your efforts recognised by such a prestigious organisation.”
“We recently achieved a milestone of two million online learners – less than two years after breaking the one million barrier. We have ambitious plans to reach twenty million learners by 2020.”
To be included in the of London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers. More detail on the methodology can be found in the report online at http://www.lseg.com/1000companies.
Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange Group said: “High growth SMEs are the driving force behind the UK economy, developing the skills, jobs and growth we need. “
Writing in the publication, The Rt. Hon. George Osborne MP said: “UK high-growth businesses are leading the charge in rebuilding our economy. These companies are the backbone of the British economy. They create high-quality, well paid jobs, innovate and drive economic growth. “
A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at http://www.lseg.com/1000companies
Virtual College has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange's 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain.
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About Virtual College
Virtual College has developed into one of the UK's leading providers of total solutions within the e-learning arena.
Its key objective is to help enhance the traditional learning solution through the careful integration of technology.
Founded in 1995, today Virtual College has over 2 million registered online learners and this is growing at a rate of over 1,000 a day, across both public and private sectors.
The company has developed a comprehensive product range, including over 300 online courses, accessed via the company's own Learning Management System, as well as offering a complete content design and development service.
Further information is available at www.virtual-college.co.uk