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The Billington Group launched an employee hardship fund in March to help staff struggling as a result of the pandemic. As many as 200 jobs are now at risk at Scunthorpe subsidiary TSC Foods. The group manufactures and supplies food, ingredients and animal feed, and is behind the Very Lazy and English Provender brands. Chief executive Gary Blake, 47, runs the family-owned Liverpool company, which can trace its history back to 1858.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank41
CompanyThe Billington Group
ActivityFood manufacturer
LocationLiverpool
Sales £m361.8
Operating profit £m10
Main shareholdersBillington family and others (100%)
Staff1,814
Founded1898
Websitewww.ebsgroup.co.uk

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