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Top national companies to work for are: B&M European Value Retail (trading as B&M) — is a variety store chain including B&M Bargains, and B&M Homestore. Established in 1978 as Billington & Mayman, its headquarters are in Speke, Liverpool (operations) and Luxembourg (registration). Heron Foods is its subsidiary company. In 2022 its revenue was £4.6 billion, with a net income of £422 million.. B&Q Ltd — is a company that operates a retail store chain and retail website offering DIY and home improvement products, fitted kitchens and bathrooms, gardening supplies, and plants. It is headquartered in Eastleigh, Hampshire. It is named after its founders Richard Block and David Quayle who started the business in 1969. In 1980 it was acquired by the F. W. Woolworth Company. In 1982 the English subsidiary Woolworths Ltd including B&Q was acquired by Paternoster which became Kingfisher plc and remains the owner of B&Q. In 2022 its revenue was £3.8 billion, with a net income of £603 million.. Babcock International Group plc — is a defence and engineering company headquartered in London. Its contracts include ship building and maintenance for the Royal Navy, and decommissioning nuclear power stations. It was founded in 1891 as Babcock & Wilcox Ltd by the US company Babcock & Wilcox Company. Initially it was a steam boiler manufacturer but diversified and expanded into ship repair, defence equipment, development of nuclear power stations, materials handling, ship building, and business services. Its helicopter operations were disposed of in the 2020s. In 2022 its revenue was £4.1 billion, with a net income of £167 million.. BAE Systems — is a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company producing civil and military aircraft, defence electronics, naval vessels, munitions, and land warfare systems. Established in 1999, its headquarters are in London, and Farnborough, Hampshire. It was formed from the merger of British Aerospace and Marconi Electronic Systems. In 2022 its revenue was £21.2 billion, with a net income of £1.6 billion.. BAE Systems Digital Intelligence — is an international cyber security and cyber intelligence company. Established in 1971, its headquarters is in Guildford, Surrey. It was formally known as Smith Associates, Detica, and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Its parent company is BAE Systems.. Baillie Gifford & Co — is an investment management company. Established in 1908, its headquarters is in Edinburgh, Scotland. It manages 9 investment trusts. As of 2022 its assets under management were valued at £223 billion.. Baillie Gifford Japan Trust plc — is an investment trust focused on Japan. It is headquartered in Edinburgh and managed by Baillie Gifford & Co. It was founded in 1981.. Balfour Beatty plc — is an international infrastructure company providing construction services, support services, and infrastructure investments in the public and private sectors. It is headquartered in London. It was founded in 1909 by George Balfour and Andrew Beatty as a tramway constructor. It expanded into electric power infrastructure, tram services, and bus services. The tram and bus operations were divested later. It also built power stations, rail workings, and housing. In 1969 it was acquired by cable manufacturer BICC. Its homes division was sold to Westbury in 1995. BICC divested its cable business and was renamed Balfour Beatty in 2000. It made a number of acquisitions in the UK, US, and Canada. In 2022 its revenue was £8.9 billion, with a net income of £287 million.. Bamforth & Co Ltd – was a film production, and postcards publishing company. Established in 1870 in Holmfirth, Yorkshire, its headquarters was in Leeds, Yorkshire.. Bank of Scotland — is a financial services company providing banking, insurance, and banknote production. Established in 1695, its headquarters is at The Mound, Edinburgh, Scotland. It was previously part of HBOS. Its parent company is Lloyds Banking Group.. Bank of Wales (Welsh: Banc Cymru) — was a commercial bank offering financial services to small and medium-sized businesses in Wales. Headquartered in Cardiff, Wales; it was founded in 1971 by Sir Julian Hodge as Commercial Bank of Wales (Welsh:Banc Masnachol Cymru) . In 1986 it was acquired by Bank of Scotland plc and has ceased trading as a separate entity.. Banks Group — is a mining, energy, and property development company. Established in 1976, its headquarters is in Durham.. Bannatyne Fitness Ltd (trading as Bannatyne) — is a company that operates a chain of 69 health clubs, 43 spas, and three hotels. Headquartered in Darlington, County Durham; it was founded in 1997 by Duncan Bannatyne.. Barclays plc — is a financial services company providing banking, investment management, and wealth management. Established in 1690, its headquarters is in London. In 2022 its revenue was £24.9 billion, with a net income of £5.9 billion.. Barratt Developments — is a residential property development company headquartered in Coalville, North West Leicestershire. It was founded in 1958 by Lawrie Barratt and Lewis Greensit as Greensit Brothers, located in Newcastle upon Tyne. In 1973 it was renamed Barratt Developments. Its acquisitions include Arthur Wardle, Janes, Wilson Bowden, and Oregon Timber Frame. Its brands include Barratt Homes, David Wilson Homes, Barratt London, and Wilson Bowden Developments. In 2022 its revenue was £5.2 billion, with a net income of £515 million.. Bath Investment & Building Society (trading as Bath Building Society) — is a building society offering mortgages and savings. It is headquartered in Bath, Somerset. It was founded in 1904 as a friendly society.. BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) — is a public service broadcasting statutory corporation that produces and broadcasts television and radio programming and provides online services. Established in 1922, its headquarters is at Broadcasting House, London. It was first formed as the British Broadcasting Company. In 2022 its revenue was £5.3 billion, with a net income of £206 million.. BBC Film — is a film production company. Established in 1990, its headquarters is in London. Its parent company is the BBC.. BBC Studios — is a television production and distribution company. Established in 2015, its headquarters is at Television Centre, London. In 2018 it subsumed BBC Worldwide. Its parent company is the BBC.. BBC Studioworks — is a television studios, post-production, and related services company. Established in 1998, its headquarters is in London. Formerly known as BBC Resources Limited, and BBC Studios and Post Production Limited, its parent company is the BBC.. Beauford Cars Ltd — is a car kit manufacturing company. Established in Up Holland, its headquarters is in Stoke-on-Trent.. Beazer Group — was an international house building, construction, and building materials company. It was headquartered in Bath, Somerset. It was founded and owned by the Beazer family for six generations. C.H. Beazer was incorporated in 1956. It was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1973 as C.H. Beazer (Holdings). Its acquisitions included Mortimer & Sons, R.M. Smith, Monsell Youell, Second City Properties, M.P. Kent, Westbrick, F. Pratten and Co Ltd, William Leech, Cohn Communities, French Kier, Gifford Hill, and Koppers. Beazer Europe was floated off and the USA operations became a separate business as Beazer Homes USA. Beazer was acquired by Hanson in 1991 who floated a new Beazer Group consisting solely of the UK house building business in 1994. It acquired Charles Church Developments in 1996. Beazer Group was acquired by Persimmon plc in 2001.. Beazley plc — is a specialist insurance company headquartered in London. It manages six Lloyd’s of London syndicates. In 2022 its revenue was £3.4 billion, with a net income of £160 million.. Bede Gaming — is a software, and gambling company. Established in 2011, its headquarters is in Newcastle upon Tyne.. Bedford Colliery — was a coal mine that operated from circa 1874 to 1929. Located in Bedford, Leigh, it became part of Manchester Collieries.. Bedlam Productions — is a film and TV production company. Established in 2009, its headquarters is in London.. Beecham Group — was a manufacturing company producing pharmaceuticals, drinks, toothpaste, and men’s grooming products from 1859 to 1989. Its headquarters was in London. In 1989 Beecham Group and SmithKline Beckman merged to form SmithKline Beecham, and in 2000, they merged with GlaxoWellcome to form GlaxoSmithKline.. Beefeater — is a licensed restaurant chain. Established in 1974, its headquarters is in Dunstable, Bedfordshire. Its parent company is Whitbread.. Bellerby & Co, Globemakers — is a manufacturer of bespoke handmade globes. It is headquartered in Stoke Newington, London. It was founded in 2008 by Peter Bellerby.. Bellway plc — is a residential property developer and housebuilder headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne. It was founded in 1946 by John Thomas Bell and his sons as John T. Bell & Sons. In 2022 its revenue was £3.5 billion, with a net income of £242 million.. Bell Pottinger — was a public relations, and advertising company that operated from 1988 to 2017. Its headquarters was in London.. Be Military Fit (also known as BMF) — is a company that runs outdoor group fitness classes across the UK. It was founded in 1999 by Robin Cope, Harry Sowerby, and William Skinner as British Military Fitness. In 2018 it was acquired by NM Capital, and Bear Grylls Ventures and was renamed ‘Be Military Fit’.. Bentley — is an automobile manufacturing company producing luxury cars and racing cars. Established in 1919 in London, its headquarters is in Crewe. Between 1931 and 1970 it was owned by Rolls-Royce. From 1980 to 1998 it was owned by Vickers. From 1998 it is owned by Volkswagen.. Beowulf Mining — is a mining company. Established in 1978, it was formerly known as Beowulf Gold.. Berkeley Group Holdings plc — is a property developer and house building company headquartered in Cobham, Surrey. It was founded by Tony Pidgley and Jim Farrer in Weybridge, Surrey in 1976 as Berkeley Homes. In 2022 its revenue was £2.3 billion, with a net income of £482 million.. bet365 — is an online gambling company. Established in 2000, its headquarters is in Stoke-on-Trent.. Betable — is a gambling, and social gaming company. Established in 2008, its headquarters is in London.. Betfair — is an online gambling company. Established in 2000, its headquarters is in London. It is owned by Flutter Entertainment.. Betfred — is a gambling company. Established in 1967 in Salford, its headquarters is in Warrington.. BetonSports — was an online gambling company. It operated from 1995 to 2006. Its headquarters was in London.. Bettys and Taylors Group Ltd — is a producer of tea, coffee and other products, and operates a small chain of tea rooms. Headquartered in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, it was founded in 1962 when Bettys merged with Taylors of Harrogate. Its brands include Yorkshire Tea, Taylors Coffee, and Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms.. Beverley Building Society — is a building society offering mortgages and savings. It is based in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire. It was founded in 1866.. BFCS — was a commercials film production company that operated from 1966 to 2001. Headquartered in London, it was first named Brooks Baker Fulford.. BH Macro — is an investment company focused on the global fixed income and foreign exchange markets. Founded in 2007, it is a feeder fund into a fund managed by Brevan Howard.. BHP — is a multinational mining, metals, and petroleum company. Established in 1885, its headquarters is in Melbourne, Australia. It was formerly known as BHP Billiton.. Big Talk Productions — is a film and TV production company. Established in 1994, its headquarters is in London. It is owned by ITV Studios.. Big Yellow Group plc — is a self-storage company that operates storage sites in the UK, 19 of which use the name Armadillo Self Storage. It is headquartered in Bagshot, Surrey. It was founded in 1998 by Nicholas Vetch, Philip Burks, and James Gibson. In 2007 it was converted into a real estate investment trust. In 2022 its net income was £697 million.. Biocompatibles — is a pharmaceutical manufacturer. Established in 1984, its headquarters is in Farnham, Surrey. In 2010 it was acquired by BTG plc which was acquired by Boston Scientific in 2019.. Bio Products Laboratory — is a pharmaceuticals company producing human blood plasma products. Established in 1954 in Elstree. It was formerly part of the NHS; but is now owned by Permira and the Marcucci family who announced that its operations will be merged with Kedrion.. Birmingham and Staffordshire Gas Light Company — was a gas production and supply company that operated from 1825 to 1875.. Birmingham Gas Light and Coke Company — was a gas production and supply company that operated from 1819 to 1875.. Birmingham Midshires — was a financial services company providing banking and insurance. It was formerly a building society founded in 1986 by the merger of the Birmingham and Bridgwater Building Society with the Midshires Building Society. It has become a brand of Lloyds Banking Group.. Bisichi Mining — is a mining and property corporation. Established in 1910, its headquarters is in London.. Black Camel Pictures — is a film production company. Its headquarters is in Glasgow, Scotland.. BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc — is an investment trust focused on European companies. It was founded in 2004 as The Merrill Lynch Greater Europe Investment Trust. It was given its current name in 2008 when BlackRock took over its management.. BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc — is a British investment trust focused on investments in smaller companies. It is headquartered in London. It was established in 1906 as the North British Canadian Investment Company. It is managed by BlackRock.. BlackRock Throgmorton Trust plc – is an investment trust focused on investing in small and mid-sized companies. It was founded in 1962 as The Throgmorton Trust. In the 1980s it had a subsidiary named Capital for Industry which invested in consumer businesses. Since 2008 the trust has been managed by BlackRock.. BlackRock World Mining Trust plc — is an investment trust focused on mining and metals. It was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in London. It is managed by BlackRock.. Blakeley’s Productions – was a film production company. See Mancunian Films.. Bleep — is an online record store company. Created by Warp Records), it was established in 2004.. Blink — is a media production company creating content for advertising, and music videos. Established in 1985, its headquarters is in London.. Bloor Homes — is a house building company headquartered in Measham, Leicestershire. It was founded in 1969 by John Bloor. Its parent company is Bloor Holdings.. Blueprint Pictures — is a film production company. Established in 2005, its headquarters is in London.. BMF — is a alternative name of the fitness company Be Military Fit.. Bodycote plc — is an engineering services company that supplies heat treatments, metal joining, hot isostatic pressing, and coatings services. It is headquartered in Macclesfield, Cheshire. It was founded in 1923 by Arthur Bodycote in Hinckley as a textile business named G.R. Bodycote Ltd. In the 1970s it refocused on engineering services. It has 2 business divisions. The Aerospace, Defence & Energy division (ADE) serves the aerospace, defence, power generation, and oil and gas industries. The Automotive & General Industrial division (AGI) serves the automotive, construction, machine building, medical, and transportation industries. In 2022 its revenue was £743 million, with a net income of £74 million.. bolexbrothers — was an animation film production company. Established in 1993, its headquarters was in Bristol.. Bolckow, Vaughan — was a mining, ironmaking, and steel production company that operated from 1840 to 1929. Its headquarters was in Middlesbrough.. Bolsover Colliery Company — was a coal mining company that operated from 1889 to 1947. Headquartered in Bolsover, Derbyshire, in 1947 it was nationalised and became part of the National Coal Board.. Bombay Spirits Company Ltd — is a producer of gin located at Laverstoke Mill, Laverstoke, Hampshire. It is owned by Bacardi.. Bonmarché — is a company that operates a womenswear store chain, and retail website. It is headquartered in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. It was founded in 1982 by Parkash Singh Chima. It was acquired by the Peacock Group in 2002, then by Sun European Partners in 2012. In 2019 it was acquired by Philip Day in 2019 before being put into administration later that year. It is now a subsidiary of Edinburgh Woollen Mill which is owned by Purepay Retail.. Boohoo Group plc — is a clothing manufacturer and online retailer specialising in clothes for 16 to 30 year olds. It is headquartered in Manchester. It was founded in 2006 by Mahmud Kamani and Carol Kane. In 2014 it was floated on the AIM submarket of the London Stock Exchange. In 2019 it acquired the online businesses of Karen Millen and Coast. In 2020 it acquired the brands and website of Oasis Stores and Warehouse. In 2021 it acquired the brand and online business of Debenhams, and also the Arcadia Group’s brands Burton, Wallis, and Dorothy Perkins. Its subsidiaries include boohooMan, PrettyLittleThing, Nasty Gal, and MissPap.. Booths — is the trading name of E. H. Booth & Co Ltd, a supermarket retailer.. Boots UK Ltd (trading as Boots) — is a pharmaceutical, and health and beauty products supplier and manufacturer, and provides photography services. It operates a retail stores chain, and a retail website. Established in 1849, its headquarters is in Nottingham. It was formerly known as Boots the Chemists, and Boots Pure Drugs Company. Since 2014 it is a subsidiary of Walgreens Boots Alliance.. Boots Opticians Ltd — is an optometry company that operates a retail chain of dispensing opticians clinics. The clinics are either company-owned or franchises. It is headquartered in Beeston, Nottinghamshire. It was founded in 1983 and became a subsidiary of Boots in 1987. In 2009 it was merged with Dollond & Aitchison. It is now a subsidiary of Walgreens Boots Alliance. Its acquisitions include Clement Clarke Ltd, and Curry and Paxton Ltd.. Bourne Leisure — is a leisure company that operates caravan parks, holiday camps, and hotels. Established in 1964 in Whitstable, its headquarters is in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.. Bournemouth Water — is a utility company supplying water. Established in 1863, its headquarters is in Bournemouth, Dorset. Its parent company is South West Water which is owned by the Pennon Group.. Bovis Construction — was a construction company headquartered in London. It was founded in 1885 by Charles William Bovis as C.W. Bovis & Co. It was later known as Bovis Holdings and then Bovis Construction. It had a number of retail clients such as Marks & Spencer. In the 1950s it moved into housing through Bovis Homes. In the 1970s it diversified into banking with the acquisition of Twentieth Century Banking. After a banking crisis P&O rescued the company in 1974 and Bovis became a subsidiary of P&O. Bovis Homes was demerged in 1997. In 1999 Bovis Construction was acquired by Lendlease Group and became Bovis Lend Lease until the brand was discontinued.. Bovis Homes — was a house-building company that originated as a part of Bovis Holdings, and Bovis Construction. In 1974 P&O acquired Bovis Holdings. In 1997 Bovis Homes was demerged and floated on the London Stock Exchange. In 2019 it was merged with Galliford Try’s housing businesses to form Vistry Group plc.. Bowler Manufacturing — is a manufacturer of off-road racing cars. Established in 1985, its headquarters is in Belper, Derbyshire. Since 2019 it is owned by Jaguar Land Rover.. Bradford & Bingley — was a financial services banking company that operated from 1964 to 2010. Formerly a building society, its headquarters was in Bingley, West Yorkshire. It was formed by the merger of the Bradford Equitable Building Society with the Bingley Permanent Building Society. It was nationalised in 2008, and in 2010 the savings business was subsumed by Santander Group, while the mortgage business was merged with Northern Rock (asset management) to form UK Asset Resolution.. Brazil Iron — is a metals and mining company. Established in 2000, its headquarters is in London.. Bremont Watch Company — is a private company that is a luxury watchmaker. Established in 2002, its headquarters is in Henley-on-Thames.. BrewDog plc — is a multinational brewery, and pub chain. It produces various types of ales, lagers, and spirits. It is headquartered in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It was founded in 2007 by James Watt and Martin Dickie in Fraserburgh.. Brewers Fayre — is a hospitality company operating a licensed restaurant chain. Established in 1979, its headquarters is in Dunstable, Bedfordshire. Its parent company is Whitbread.. Bridgepoint Group plc — is a private investment company headquartered in London. It was founded in 1984 as NatWest Equity Partners, a private equity division of NatWest. In 2000 it was the subject of a management buyout and renamed Bridgepoint Capital. It was later renamed Bridgepoint Advisors, and then Bridgepoint Group. It was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2021. In 2022 its revenue was £307 million, with a net income of £120 million.. Bridgewater Collieries — was a coal mining company that operated from 1921 to 1929. It became part of Manchester Collieries.. Briggs Automotive Company — is a manufacturer of sports cars. Established in 2009, its headquarters is in Speke, Liverpool.. Bristol Water — is a utility company supplying water. Established in 1846, its headquarters is in Bristol. It was formerly known as the Bristol Waterworks Company. In 2021 it was acquired by Pennon Group.. Britannia Building Society — was a mutual building society providing savings products and mortgages that operated from 1856 to 2009. Its headquarters was in Leek, Staffordshire. It was formed as the Leek and Morlands Permanent Benefit Building Society. Through a series of mergers it later became the Leek and Westbourne, the Westbourne and Eastern Counties, and in 1975 the Britannia Building Society. In 2009 it was merged into The Co-operative Banking Group.. British Aerospace — was an aircraft, munitions, and defence systems manufacturing company that operated from 1977 to 1999. It was also an automobile manufacturer from 1988 to 1994 through its subsidiary Rover Group. Its headquarters was in Farnborough, Hampshire. It was formed from the nationalisation and merger of the British Aircraft Corporation, Hawker Siddeley Aviation, Hawker Siddeley Dynamics, and Scottish Aviation. In 1999 it was merged with Marconi Electronic Systems to form BAE Systems.. British Airways — is an airline company. Established in 1974, its headquarters is Waterside, Harmondsworth. It was formed as a nationalised company from the merger of British Overseas Airways Corporation, British European Airways, Cambrian Airways and Northeast Airlines. It was privatised in 1987. Its parent company is International Airlines Group.. British Aluminium — was an aluminium production company that operated from 1894 to 2007. It was also known as British Alcan Aluminium.. British American Tobacco — is a cigarette and tobacco manufacturing company that previously also operated in retailing, and financial services. Established in 1902, its headquarters is in London. It was formed when the Imperial Tobacco Company and the American Tobacco Company created a joint venture, the British-American Tobacco Company. Its 2022 revenue was £27.6 billion, with a net income of £6.8 billion.. British and Colonial Films — was a film production company that operated from 1908 to 1924. Headquartered in London, it was first named British and Colonial Kinematograph Company.. British and Dominions Film Corporation — was a film production company that operated from 1929 to 1938. Its headquarters was in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.. British Biotech — was a biotechnology company producing pharmaceuticals, that operated from 1986 to 2003. Its headquarters was in Oxford. In 2003 it was merged into Ribo Targets and then into Vernalis plc.. British Coal — was a nationalised coal mining corporation that operated from 1946 to 1997. It was formerly known as The National Coal Board. It was privatised and succeeded by UK Coal.. British Energy — was an energy company generating electricity, that operated from 1995 to 2009. Its headquarters was in London. It was acquired and subsumed by Electricite de France (EDF).. British Gas Corporation — was a state owned energy company supplying and distributing gas, that operated from 1972 to 1986. It was formed from the 12 regional gas boards. In 1986 it was privatised to become British Gas plc.. British Gas plc — was an energy company supplying gas, and home services, that operated from 1986 to 1997. It was formed from the privatisation of the British Gas Corporation. In 1997 it was demerged into Centrica, BG Group, and Transco.. British Home Stores (BHS) — was a multinational department store chain offering clothing, homewares, furniture, electronic products, entertainment products, fragrance and beauty products, and groceries. It also had in-store restaurants. It was headquartered in London. It was founded in 1928 in Brixton by a group of US entrepreneurs. The store chain was increased and, in 1933, the company was floated on the London Stock Exchange. The expansion increased and there was a joint venture from 1977 with Sainsbury’s to create a hypermarket chain called SavaCentre which Sainsbury’s bought out in 1989. In 1986 BHS was merged with Habitat and Mothercare to form Storehouse plc. In 2000 it was acquired by Philip Green who took the company private and , in 2009, included it in Arcadia Group. In 2015 BHS was sold to Retail Acquisitions. In 2016 it was put into administration and then liquidated. The non-UK franchise stores were acquired by the Al Mana Group, while the BHS website is owned and operated by Litecraft Group Ltd who use the BHS logo and brandname under license.. British Instructional Films — was a film production company that operated from 1919 to 1932.. British International Pictures — was a film production, distribution, and exhibition company. See Associated British Picture Corporation.. British Land — is a real estate investment trust active in property development and investment. Established in 1856, its headquarters is in London. It was formed as an offshoot of the National Freehold Land Society. In 2022 its revenue was £430 million, with a net income of £958 million.. British Leyland — was an automobile manufacturing and engineering company that operated from 1965 to 1986. Its headquarters were in Longbridge, Birmingham, and Cowley, Oxfordshire. Also known as BLMC Ltd, it was first established with the merger of Leyland Motors, and British Motor Holdings.It was part nationalised in 1975. In 1986 it was renamed as The Rover Group and was privatised as a subsidiary of British Aerospace from 1988 to 1994.. British Lion Films — is a film production and distribution company. Established in 1919, it was first named British Lion Film Corporation Ltd.. British Rail — was a government owned railway company that operated from 1948 to 1997. It was formed from the nationalisation of the Big Four British railway companies and was privatised in stages between 1994 and 1997.. British Steel Limited — is a steel company manufacturing long steel products). Established in 2016, it was formed from the sale of long steel production by Tata Steel Europe to Greybull Capital. Its parent company is Jingye Group.. British Steel plc — was a steel production company that operated from 1967 to 1999. Formerly known as the British Steel Corporation, it was formed from the nationalisation of 14 private steel companies. It was privatised in 1988, and in 1999 it was merged with Koninklijke Hoogovens to form Corus Group.. British Sugar plc — is a producer of sugar from sugar beet as well as medicinal cannabis, bioethanol, animal feed, topsoil, and soil conditioners. It is headquartered in Peterborough. It was founded in 1936 when the UK government nationalised all of the sugar beet processing industry into the British Sugar Corporation. In 1972 it began selling its sugar products under the name Silver Spoon. In 1982 its name was shortened to British Sugar plc, and it was acquired by Beresford International. In 1991 it was sold to Associated British Foods of which it is a subsidiary. It acquired sugar producer Billingtons in 2004. In 2021 its revenue was £714 million, with a net income of £35 million.. British Super Films — was a film production company. See G.B. Samuelson Productions.. British Transport Films — was a railway documentary film production company. It operated from 1949 to circa 1986.. British United Provident Association Ltd (Bupa) — is a multinational health insurance and healthcare company headquartered in London. It is a private company limited by guarantee. Its healthcare operations include: hospitals (mainly in Spain, Poland, and Chile), outpatient clinics, dental centres, digital services, and aged care facilities. It was founded in 1947 when seventeen British provident associations amalgamated to provide healthcare. Since then it has expanded internationally with many acquisitions. In 2021 its revenue was £12.9 billion, with a net income of £423 million.. Britvic plc — is a producer of soft drinks that is headquartered in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. It has over 40 brands including: Robinsons, MiWadi, Tango, Club, Purdey’s, R. White’s Lemonade, Cidona, J2O, and Teisseire. It is also the UK franchise holder and licensed bottler for PepsiCo drinks. It was founded in 1845 in Chelmsford as the British Vitamin Products Company. In 1938 it began producing fruit juices and in 1949 marketed them under the Britvic name. The company itself was renamed Britvik in 1971. In 1986 it was merged with Canada Dry Rawlings. In 2022 its revenue was £1.6 billion, with a net income of £140 million.. Brompton Bicycle Limited — is a manufacturer of folding bicycles based in Greenford, London. It was founded in 1976 by Andrew Ritchie. In 2019 its revenue was £42 million, with an operating income of £3.4 million.. Brooke Cars — is a manufacturer of sports cars. Established in 2002, its headquarters is in Honiton, Devon.. Brooke Marine — was a ship building company, including civilian, commercial, and warships. It operated from 1874 to 1992. It was also an automobile manufacturer from 1901 to 1913, and a car engines manufacturer until 1938. Headquartered in Lowestoft, Suffolk, it was also known as JW Brooke & Co, and Brooke Yachts.. Brora distillery — is a producer of Scottish whisky based in Brora, Scotland. It was founded in 1819 by the Marquess of Stafford as Clynelish until the Clynelish distillery opened in 1968 when it was renamed Brora distillery. In 1983 production ended until 2021 when it was reactivated. It is owned by Diageo.. Broseley Estates Ltd — was a house building company headquartered in Leigh, Lancashire. It was founded in 1953 by Daniel Horrocks. In 1960 it was re-formed as the Broseley Investment Company. It expanded until in the early 1980s it was the UK’s fourth largest housebuilder. In 1986 its majority owner Guardian Royal Exchange kept the commercial property operation but sold Broseley Estates to Trafalgar House where it became part of Ideal Homes.. Brothers Drinks Company Ltd — is a producer of fruit ciders and a bottling company. It is headquartered in Shepton Mallet, Somerset. It was founded in 1992 by four Showering brothers whose father invented Babycham. In 2021 the Babycham brand was acquired for the company.. Brown Lloyd James — is a public relations company.. Bryanston Films (UK) — was a film production company that operated from 1959 to 1963.. BT Group — is a British multinational telecommunications company providing fixed line telephony, mobile telephony, broadband internet, and digital television. Established in 1969 as a public corporation, it was privatised in 1984. Its headquarters is in London. Formerly known as Post Office Telecommunications, British Telecom, and then trading as BT, it has 7 divisions and 3 subsidiaries. In 2022 its revenue was £20.8 billion, with a net income of £1.2 billion.. Buckinghamshire Building Society — is a building society offering mortgages and savings. It is based in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire. It was founded in 1907 as the Chalfont & District Permanent Building Society. In 1961 it was renamed the Buckinghamshire Building Society.. Budgen Stores Ltd (trading as Budgens) — is a company that operates a retail chain of franchise convenience stores. It is headquartered in Harefield, London. It was founded in 1872 by John Budgen. Formerly trading as Budgen, it was renamed Budgens circa 1990. In 2002 it was acquired by Musgrave. In 2015 it was acquired by Booker Group which is now owned by Tesco plc.. Bulb Energy — is an energy company supplying electricity and gas. Established in 2013, its headquarters is in London. It was formerly known as Regent Power, and Hanbury Energy. In 2022 it was acquired by Octopus Energy.. Bunzl plc – is a British multinational distribution and outsourcing company headquartered in London. It was established in 1940 in London by the Bunzl family as Tissue Papers Ltd. At first it manufactured cigarette filters, crepe, and tissue paper. It later produced fibres, pulp, paper, building materials, and plastics before it was restructured as a distribution company. In 2022 it had a revenue of £12 billion, with a net income of £474 million.. BUPA — is a multinational health insurance and healthcare company. See British United Provident Association Ltd.. Burberry Group plc — is a luxury fashion manufacturer and retailer. Founded in 1856 in Basingstoke, it is now headquartered in London. In 2022 its revenue was £2.8 billion, with a net income of £397 million.. Burton’s Biscuit Company — is a biscuit and savoury snack manufacturer. It was founded in 1935 by Joseph Burton; previously the first Burton’s Biscuits were baked for sale by his grandfather George Burton in Liverpool. Headquartered in St Albans, it has had a number of different owners and in June 2021 it was bought by Ferrero SpA.. Bushey Studios — was a film studio that operated from 1913 to 1985. Its headquarters was in Bushey, Hertfordshire.. Business Stream — is a utility company supplying water, and sewage disposal for non-domestic sites. Established in 2006, its headquarters is in Edinburgh, Scotland. Its parent company is Scottish Water.. Butlins — is a leisure company that operates holiday camps and hotels. Established in 1936, its headquarters is in Hemel Hempstead. Since 2022 it is owned and run by Butlins Skyline Ltd which is owned by The Harris Family Trust.. Bytes Technology Group — is a re-seller of computer software. It is headquartered in Leatherhead, Surrey. It was founded in 1982 in a shop in Epsom. In 1998 it was acquired by Allied Electronics Corporation (Altron). In 2020 it was demerged from Altron and floated on the London Stock Exchange. In 2022 its revenue was £447 million, with net income of £32 million. Discover all JOB openings with our Premium service ! Direct access to hundreds of opportunities.

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