10 Associates in West Yorkshire says it’s targeting a £1m turnover by year end, with profits set to increase by 25%.

It’s 9 years since the design and branding agency was established it’s recently won work from recruitment agency, Rullion, Leeds Bradford Airport and Skipton Financial Services.

“Over the past year, 10 Associates has gone on an amazing journey. We now work for some of the biggest household names in the UK and are being approached by new clients that require our help. To reach the £1m turnover milestone, as SME owners will appreciate, is a real achievement that the whole team is proud of,” said David Worthington, managing director of 10 Associates.

The firm, based in Mirfield employs 10 staff and was co-founded by Worthington and Jill Peel.

It established its Brandschool concept in 2006, which sees the agency work alongside clients to build and develop a brand or brands using a bespoke “lesson plan” covering everything from “intelligent research and strategic thinking through to legal protection and effective brand communication.”

Worthington said that this had had “a steady impact on our bottom line.”

“Companies are recognising the importance of building solid recognisable brands when it comes to building both consumer confidence and loyalty as well as lasting brand equity.”