(Shahid Sheikh, 41 Managing Director of Clifton Packaging Group)

Sheikh and his brothers have built this Leicester packaging company on a ‘work hard, play harder’ ethic. It has 65 staff and a turnover of £7.5m.

“We bought and continue to invest in world-class machinery and technology,” says Sheikh. “As an expanding business Clifton has further recruited, increasing the team’s knowledge and business skills.”