This fintech firm is a payment service provider for online, phone and point-of-sale transactions. The Manchester-based company was co-founded in 2015 by Alex Leigh, Matthew Hamer and Jean-Michel Soopramanien. Total Processing works with more than 3,000 merchants globally and made a string of senior hires last year, including chief executive Rob Pailin, former managing director of Assetz Capital. The company has grown from a team of four to more than 50 people in the past four years. In 2021, it opened a Dubai office, its first outside the UK.