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Latest revision as of 13:46, 24 September 2021

From 'A Business History of Britain 1900-1990s' by David J. Jeremy. OUP 1998. ISBN 0198773765

  1. British Telecommunications - 204,300 employees
  2. Post Office - 201,937
  3. British Railways Board - 137,770
  4. J. Sainsbury - 104,072
  5. National Westminster Bank - 95,200
  6. British Aerospace - 90,000
  7. Tesco
  8. British Gas
  9. BET 75,879
  10. General Electric Co - 75,430
  11. Barclays
  12. Boots Co
  13. Asda Group
  14. Bass - 69,394
  15. Argyll Group
  16. Kingfisher
  17. British Coal Corporation - 58,058
  18. Allied-Lyons
  19. Marks and Spencer
  20. Whitbread
  21. BTR - 48,871
  22. British Steel - 47,600
  23. Rolls-Royce
  24. Sears
  25. Lloyds Bank
  26. Imperial Chemical Industries - 45,000
  27. London Regional Transport
  28. Midland Bank
  29. Isosceles
  30. British Airways
  31. John Lewis Partnership
  32. Forte
  33. Co-operative Wholesale Society
  34. Burton Group
  35. Rank Organisation
  36. Hillsdown Holdings - 31,500
  37. Ford Motor Co - 31,400
  38. Littlewoods Organisation
  39. Grand Metropolitan
  40. Northern Foods
  41. Granada Group
  42. Coats Viyella
  43. British Petroleum - 28,300
  44. Ladbroke Group
  45. Thorn EMI
  46. W. H. Smith Group
  47. Lucas Industries - 25,929
  48. Scottish and Newcastle - 25,000
  49. Unilever - 25,000
  50. United Biscuits (Holdings) - 24,600

Total of employees in the Top 50 companies: 2,850,108 persons

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