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Capita plc
TypePublic limited company
IndustryBusiness process outsourcing
Professional services
FoundedTemplate:Start year and age
HeadquartersLondon, England, United Kingdom
Key people
Sir Ian Powell (Chairman)
Jonathan Lewis (Chief Executive)
ProductsBPO & service transformation
Back office administration
Customer service
Finance & treasury
Claims & policy administration
HR, staff support & training
ICT & software
Corporate services
Advisory services
Property & infrastructure
Offshore outsourcing
Revenue£3,918.4 million (2018)
£34.9 million (2018)
£273.5 million (2018)
Number of employees
63,000 (2019)

Capita plc, commonly known as Capita, is an international business process outsourcing and professional services company headquartered in London.

It is the largest business process outsourcing and professional services company in the UK, with an overall market share of 29% in 2016, and has clients in central government, local government and the private sector.[1] Roughly half of its turnover comes from the private sector and half from the public sector. Whilst UK-focused, Capita also has operations across Europe, Africa and Asia.[2]

It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

Capita was founded in 1984, as a part of the non-profit CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy).[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Capita Group Plc Annual Report and Accounts 2016" (PDF). The Capita Group Plc. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 February 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  2. "Capita facts and stats – year end 2009" (PDF). The Capita Group Plc. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2010. Retrieved 30 August 2010.
  3. "Capita - Company Summary". London Stock Exchange. Archived from the original on 9 March 2016. Retrieved 20 March 2016.

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