Fee and commission income (2003): £566m.

Pre-tax profit (2003): £9.8m

Address: One Hundred Whitechapel,

London E1 1JG

Tel: 020 7816 2000

Fax: 020 7816 2247

Email: email@sbj.co.uk

Website: www.sbjgroup.co.uk
Year established: 1977

History: SBJ was founded in 1977 and became a stock exchange listed company in 1985. Chief executive George Boden and colleagues launched a management buy-out in December 1998.

During 1999, non-core businesses were sold off and in 2001 management and staff bought out their venture capital shareholders. Turnover is split 65% corporate and 35% international market.

Shareholders: 100% management and staff

Number of UK branches: 9.

Subsidiary companies: SBJ Benefit Consultancies Ltd, SBJ Stephenson Ltd, SBJ Ltd, Helix UK Ltd.

Chief officer: George Boden, chief executive.