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Last update 13 September 2019

Description of economic activities

Non-specialised wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco (NACE2 4639)

This company is primarily engaged in the wholesale, retail and distribution of food and drinks. It is one of the largest and most forward-thinking family-owned businesses in the United Kingdom. It began life in 1917 as a counter-service grocery store, and has grown from these humble beginnings into a company that now employs more than 8,100 people with a turnover of 1.31 billion GBP. The company has a registered office located in Willenhall, England, United Kingdom.The company is the largest division of SPAR UK, owning 300 SPAR stores and serving more than 1,000 in total across England and Wales. It is also the largest member of the Landmark Wholesale group and a significant supplier to the independent grocery sector across the United Kingdom.The company consists of nine divisions spanning across the retail, wholesale, food service, logistics and shop fitting sectors: Blakemore Retail, Blakemore Trade Partners, Blakemore Logistics, Blakemore Design & Shopfitting, Blakemore Wholesale, Blakemore Wholesale Distribution, Blakemore Foodservice, Blakemore Fresh Foods, and Blakemore Fine Foods.The company has always been committed to developing a loyal and dedicated workforce that is focused upon excellent customer service and behaving with integrity. It has always strived to build partnerships with suppliers and trade partners while never underestimating the role that it plays within the communities it serves.
  • A.F.BLAKEMORE AND SON LIMITED

  • (GB)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: N/A
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Ms Caoire Blakemore
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
  • Website: www.afblakemore.com

Financial data

Number of employees

7,898
7,735
7,514
7,456

Revenue *

1.428
1.539
1.674
1.755

EBIT *

-21.517
11.077
13.137
14.145

EBITDA *

-7.828
19.992
23.658
25.985

* numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month)*: N/A

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

  • EWC*: N/A

Standards and certifications

  • Global Compact: N/A
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project): N/A
  • Modern Slavery Statement:
  • N/A
  • Transparency Index: N/A
  • SA8000 Social Accountability: N/A
  • Integrated report: N/A
  • ISO26000: N/A
  • OECD Guidelines:
  • Social Development Goals (SDGs): N/A

Global Reporting Initiative certification*

  • Global Reporting Initiative standards: N/A
  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

  • Corporate Social Responsability:
    N/A
  • Accessibility: N/A

Policies

  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC:
  • D. 89/391/EEC:
  • D. 98/59/EC:
  • D. 2000/43/EC:
  • D. 2000/78/EC:
  • D. 2001/23/EC:
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC:
  • D. 2002/14/EC:
  • D. 2002/73/EC:
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC:
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC:
  • D. 2009/38/EC:
  • D. 2004/25/EC:
  • D. 2011/35/EU:

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A