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Capita in 'Most Admired' Top Ten

30 November 2007

The Capita Group Plc has been named in the Top 10 of Management Today’s ‘Britain’s Most Admired Companies' Awards 2007.

The Awards, run in association with Watson Wyatt, are the UK’s Business Oscars. The winners are chosen by taking the 10 largest listed companies in the UK in 22 sectors and asking them to rate their rivals in nine separate categories. 

Marks & Spencer was crowned overall winner for 2007, with previous winner Tesco slipping to 2nd place. Capita reached 8th place in the top ten (from 53rd in 2006) and achieved the fourth highest score overall in three of the nine measures of success – ‘ability to attract, develop & retain top talent’, 'values as a long-term investment' and ‘capacity to innovate’.

Britain’s Most Admired Top Ten for 2007 is as follows:

  1. Marks & Spencer
  2. Tesco
  3. BSkyB
  4. Serco Group
  5. Johnson Matthey
  6. Icap
  7. J Sainsbury
  8. Capita
  9. Diageo
  10. Rolls-Royce