A BINGLEY-based IT business will mark its 15th anniversary at the start of next month, after achieving year on year growth.

BIST Group - Business IT Support Team Ltd - provides IT hardware, support and solutions to other businesses, and was formed in 2003 in Wibsey by Keith Petty.

Just 12 months later the firm achieved £1 million sales turnover and by 2005 had moved to larger premises and employed 15 people.

The firm moved again to its current base in Cottingley Business Park, three times larger than its previous home, in 2008, and now employs more than 40 people. Turnover figures have continued to grow, with the latest sales turnover stating at £14 million.

It has also expanded its business to include design, digital print and web markets, and also now has a dedicated solutions team. In 2017, the firm’s also opened its own e-commerce site.

It is accredited by leading technology brands and provides IT solutions to education, private and public sector clients across the UK.

BIST Group is also sponsoring the New Business of the Year category at this year’s Bradford Means Business Awards, which take place on Thursday, July 5.