UK: Britain's most profitable employees. (3 of 4)

UK: Britain's most profitable employees. (3 of 4) -

by
Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Key: A - Profit per employee (£) B - Pre-tax profit (£m) C - Average wage (£) D - Average wage ranking (£) E - Number of employees

F - Market capitalisation (£m)

Rank Company A B C D E F

(1990)

1 (3) Racal Telecom 101,210 164.8 18,600 18 1,628 3,400

2 (8) Guinness 38,710 691.0 17,100 27 17,849 7,440

3 (6) Glaxo 36,390 1,140.0 20,600 9 31,327 15,070

4 (-) Dunhill 31,160 60.6 19,300 13 1,945 665

5 (9) Rothmans

International 29,170 405.6 21,900 5 13,906 2,440

6 (11) Reuters 28,160 283.1 31,900 1 10,055 3,740

7 (10) BAA 26,890 256.0 19,800 11 9,521 2,110

8 (-) Thames Water 23,000 179.2 19,600 12 7,790 1,430

9 (7) Carlton

Communications 22,070 127.1 21,800 6 5,760 811

10 (-) Anglian Water 19,890 86.1 14,800 47 4,328 1,110

11 (-) Laporte 19,800 105.9 17,900 22 5,349 1,000

12 (-) Severn Trent 17,800 129.9 16,000 39 7,298 1,260

13 (16) Wellcome 16,710 315.1 21,400 8 18,853 4,410

14 (22) Reed

International 16,150 302.0 18,700 17 18,700 2,340

15 (24) Hanson 16,060 1,285.0 13,800 56 80,000 10,800

16 (15) Cable and

Wireless 13,980 526.7 11,900 72 37,681 5,720

17 (23) Fisons 13,960 169.0 17,700 24 12,109 3,160

18 (34) Redland 13,880 250.2 17,600 25 18,025 1,830

19 (20) Great Universal

Stores 13,600 417.3 9,500 82 30,686 2,990

20 (30) British Steel 13,740 733.0 16,900 30 54,400 2,800

21 (32) RTZ 13,380 1,104.0 10,500 76 82,492 5,300

22 (29) Tate and Lyle 13,080 218.0 18,100 19 16,670 1,116

23 (26) Taylor Woodrow 12,700 116.9 15,900 40 9,202 934

24 (-) Yorkshire Water 12,570 57.7 17,000 28 4,591 748

25 (17) Tarmac 11,750 377.0 14,800 45 32,073 1,930

26 (39) Albert Fisher 11,750 74.4 14,500 52 6,335 749

27 (-) SmithKline

Beecham 11,520 723.7 20,300 10 62,800 4,990

28 (27) ICI 11,410 1,527.0 19,100 14 133,800 7,590

29 (-) Jefferson

Smurfit 11,260 229.8 18,800 15 20,402 1,200

30 (19) Blue Circle

Industries 11,130 231.8 13,400 63 20,818 1,490

31 (28) ECC 10,940 150.6 16,000 38 13,770 845

32 (35) BAT Industries 10,830 2,041.0 8,900 85 188,492 10,400

33 (-) MB-Cardon 10,790 80.1 12,500 68 7,423 797

34 (-) North West Water 10,610 75.3 14,800 46 7,100 1,340

35 (25) Rank Organisation 10,510 312.1 9,800 80 29,689 2,330

36 (12) BPB Industries 10,170 126.4 17,500 26 12,432 979

37 (38) Smith and Nephew 10,000 144.0 13,500 61= 16,403 1,120

38 (-) Willis Corroon 9,890 61.4 23,000 4 6,154 1,190

39 (39) Reckitt and

Colman 9,880 217.4 12,000 71 22,000 2,060

40 (44) BTR 9,860 1,080.0 14,200 53 109,501 6,850

41 (39) RMC 9,650 248.0 15,600 41 25,709 1,420

42 (-) Hepworth 9,380 102.1 12,220 70 10,882 665

43 (33) British Telecom 9,290 2,302.0 17,000 29 247,912 20,300

44 (47) Pearson 8,970 250.5 15,400 42= 27,915 2,050

45 (43) BOC 18,960 354.3 16,500 33 39,560 2,690

46 (45) Smiths Industries 8,920 120.0 16,600 32 13,453 756

47 (42) Williams 8,890 153.5 14,100 54 17,263 1,280

48 (46) United Newspapers 8,490 111.2 18,000 20 13,102 716

49 (36) Maxwell

Communication 8,340 172.3 16,000 37 20,652 964

50 (60) GEC 8,120 872.1 16,400 34 107,435 5,720

Find this article useful?

Get more great articles like this in your inbox every lunchtime

Subscribe

Get your essential reading delivered. Subscribe to Management Today