Gratterpalm was originally established in 1978 but was bought out in 2002 by a team led by Bethell (right) and Healey (below), who each have an equal share in the business.

garethIt’s now one of the top five integrated agencies in the North, with over 150 staff, a £10m-plus turnover and clients including Coral, Halfords, Hermes and Asda, with the latter having worked with Gratterpalm for over 30 years.

Named 29th on the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For 2013, the agency is now based at reputedly the greenest office in Leeds, with rainwater from the roof used to flush the toilets.