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Who's going for growth?

THE search for Britain's fastest-growing private companies is under way. The Independent 100, being compiled by the Independent on Sunday and Price Waterhouse for the fourth time, recognises the achievements of the many owner-managers who have defied the recession by expanding their companies and creating jobs.

If you had sales of at least pounds 500,000 five years ago (or pounds 5m for the Middle Market Award), and has seen significant growth since, write for an application form from, Julie Harwood, Business on Sunday's Independent 100, Price Waterhouse, Southwark Towers, 32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SY. Forms should be returned by 25 February.