Despite an unprecedented year in the workplace Working Families has drawn up a list of the top family friendly employers
Here’s the nation’s most family friendly employers. The Working Families campaign group published the results of its annual review of family friendly firms this week.
There’s a top 10 of the most impressive organisations to work for. And a longer list running to 30 employers. Public sector organisations and financial institutions dominate both lists.
Employers were assessed using Working Families’ Benchmark and were scored on four key areas to build a comprehensive picture of their flexible and family-friendly policies and practices that specifically support mothers, fathers, and carers. These are:
Rather than ranking the organisations Working Families announced a Top 10 list in alphabetical order. They are:
Thirty employers made the long list. Remarkably they include Public Health England who have had surely their busiest year ever yet still managed to adhere to family friendly working. Last month the government announced that Public Health England will be wound down.
Jane van Zyl, chief executive of Working Families, said the pandemic had brought to light the importance of family-friendly employers. She said, “Covid-19 has demonstrated just how vital it is for employers to support the diverse needs of their staff team and build cultures that embrace flexible working. These employers excelled in our rigorous benchmarking process, proving they are leading the way in building family-friendly workplaces in the UK.”