Britain's Most Admired Companies 2006

All conquering Tesco does the double yet again, picking up the awards for both Most Admired Company and, for CEO Sir Terry Leahy, Most Admired Leader. But are there cracks showing in the mighty retailer's red white and blue edifice?

Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013
Despite its impressive victory, Tesco scored badly on two judging criteria - Quality of Goods & Services and Community & Environmental Responsibility. Elsewhere, Marks & Spencer makes a welcome comeback and the quietly excellent Johnson Matthey - maker of catalytic convertors and pioneer of fuel cell technology - takes a remarkable second place overall, up from 11th last year. To download a pdf of the full feature and results, click here

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