Sheffield firm in the Fast 50

Deloitte, the business advisory firm, has announced the winners of the 2015 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50.

Sheffield based Azzure IT was ranked number 11 and the only Yorkshire company to make the Fast 50.

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The awards recognise and rank the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the UK, based on the last four years of revenue growth.

The Fast 50 generated total revenues of £820m in the year 2014/15, employed more than 7,400 people and recorded an average four-year growth rate of 1,883 per cent.

There were seven winners across the North of England, which Deloitte said was evidence that UK technology start-ups do prosper in the regions.