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

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

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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)

51 (50) Marks and Spencer 8,040 604.2 9,200 83 75,144 6,570

52 (-) Wolseley 7,930 120.7 15,400 42= 15,223 780

53 (59) CRH 7,750 77.8 17,900 21 10,035 746

54 (49) Kwik Save 7,330 85.3 8,400 86 11,640 834

55 (-) Tomkins 7,310 77.1 14,800 48 10,549 827

56 (48) Cadbury Schweppes 7,180 251.0 13,700 59 34,982 2,620

57 (69) Grand Metropolitan 6,650 919.0 10,700 75 138,149 7,320

58 (62) British Airways 6,630 345.0 21,600 7 52,054 1,230

59 (57) Sedgwick 6,550 85.2 26,400 3 13,015 870

60 (53) Allied-Lyons 6,470 565.0 9,000 84 87,273 4,600

61 (-) TI 6,410 111.5 18,700 23 17,400 821

62 (-) IMI 6,230 125.3 14,600 51 20,110 805

63 (64) Ladbroke 5,920 302.2 8,400 87= 51,015 2,260

64 (58) P and O 5,850 376.7 12,500 69 64,423 2,540

65 (69) GKN 5,850 214.8 16,200 36 36,737 972

66 (66) Siebe 5,840 181.3 13,800 57 31,033 797

67 (-) Bowater 5,740 100.4 14,900 44 17,500 884

68 (61) Scottish and

Newcastle 5,730 176.4 7,500 91 30,812 1,560

69 (65) Rentokil 5,530 62.0 10,000 79 11,226 1,160

70 (55) Bass 5,440 535.0 8,400 87= 98,345 3,770

71 (73) Associated

British Foods 5,420 283.8 9,600 81 52,345 2,140

72 (37) Trafalgar House 5,380 155.7 18,700 16 28,928 1,310

73 (62) Racal Electronics 5,380 201.4 16,600 31 37,414 2,641

74 (52) Pilkington 5,210 314.3 16,400 34= 60,300 1,419

75 (67) Dalgety 5,200 118.0 13,700 58 22,700 893

76 (76) THORN EMI 5,190 317.5 14,700 49 61,124 2,302

77 (-) Dixons 5,180 80.1 12,600 66 15,456 691

78 (82) Kingfisher 5,010 294.7 6,200 98 58,796 2,000

79 (82) Queens Moat Houses 4,910 62.4 8,100 89 12,700 854

80 (87) Hillsdown 4,820 195.6 11,300 74 40,558 1,230

81 (71) Booker 4,820 90.5 10,400 77 18,778 1,020

82 (78) Hawker Siddeley 4,740 202.1 14,000 55 42,600 1,090

83 (2) Slough Estates

(see text) 4,570 22.6 26,900 2 495 702

84 (76) Boots 4,550 358.0 7,600 90 78,648 3,480

85 (79) Sainsbury J 4,510 451.4 7,200 92 100,001 5,064

86 (73) Harrisons and

Crosfield 4,510 130.7 6,800 94 29,004 1,159

87 (71) Sears 4,420 231.4 6,000 99 52,306 1,400

88 (-) BICC 4,370 201.0 14,700 50 46,035 1,160

89 (85) Tesco 4,340 361.6 6,700 95 83,224 4,890

90 (92) Courtaulds 4,250 201.7 13,000 64 47,500 1,530

91 (-) Northern Foods 4,140 90.2 10,200 78 21,795 903

92 (87) Unilever 4,120 634.0 7,000 93 154,000 5,880

93 (81) Whitbread 4,060 254.4 6,000 100 62,604 2,300

94 (85) United Biscuits 4,030 189.1 12,500 67 46,958 1,680

95 (90) Inchcape 3,760 176.3 6,400 96 46,831 1,180

96 (73) Ranks Hovis

McDougall 3,680 133.2 11,600 73 36,155 1,150

97 (79) Rolls-Royce 3,590 233.0 13,500 61= 64,900 1,510

98 (94) Argyll 3,520 227.5 6,400 97 64,660 2,650

99 (-) Unigate 3,370 105.5 12,800 65 31,316 749

100 (90) Lucas Industries 3,330 191.2 13,700 60 57,399 1,160

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