Britain's top ten most admired companies

1: ARM

1: ARM

This year's winner, Cambridge-based chip designer ARM, could hardly be more deserving of the respect...

2: Unilever

2: Unilever

Another year, another strong performance for the FMCG firm.

3: Royal Dutch Shell

3: Royal Dutch Shell

The low oil price hasn't stopped Shell placing well.

4: Berkeley Group

4: Berkeley Group

The house builder is top of its sector again.

5: Johnson Matthey

5: Johnson Matthey

The maker of catalytic converters is branching out.

6: Spirax-Sarco Engineering

6: Spirax-Sarco Engineering

The engineering firm is in the top 10 for the first time.

7: Halma

7: Halma

The health and safety firm puts in its best ever showing.

8: InterContinental Hotels Group

8: InterContinental Hotels Group

Airbnb hasn't knocked this hotels giant off its perch.

9: McDonald's Restaurants UK

9: McDonald's Restaurants UK

The fast food firm is one of this year's biggest risers.

10: Experian

10: Experian

Revenues at the data business were up 5% in the first half of this year....

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