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Top Employers for Working Families 2015 winners announced!

Category: Awards, Nationwide, Santander, american express, working family

Top Employers for Working Families 2015 winners announced!

The Top Employers for Working Families Special Award winners are unveiled.

Meet the UK’s most family-friendly and flexible employers

Working Families today announced the winners of the annual Top Employers for Working Families Special Awards, sponsored by Computershare. Now in their sixth year, the nationwide awards celebrate and showcase the policies and practices of UK employers who offer exceptional flexible and family-friendly workplaces. After judging the entries anonymously, the panel chose the following winners in the seven award categories.

The Centrica best for flexible working award

Winner: Cafcass

Commended: American Express

The Santander best new flexible working initiative

Winner: Foreign & Commonwealth Office

The DTCC best for innovation award

Joint winner: Deloitt

Joint winner: Ministry of Justice

The Citymothers best for all stages of motherhood award

Winner: iCrossing

The Cityfathers best for all stages of fatherhood award

Winner: London School of Economics and Political Science

Commended: Scottish Parliament

Commended: West Dunbartonshire Council

The Direct Line Group best for line managers award

Winner: iCrossing

The National Grid and Carers UK best for carers and eldercare award

Winner: Centrica

Sarah Jackson, Chief Executive of Working Families said:

‘Congratulations to the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families award winners who have been selected from an outstanding field of organisations. The last year has seen many changes in the world of flexible and family friendly working - the Right to Request flexible working for all and Shared Parental Leave are now firmly in place. The award winners have demonstrated the best and most innovative practices and have gone the extra mile to support their parents, carers and flexible workers. Employers who would like to build a loyal, engaged and productive workforce can find a lot to learn from this year’s Top Employers for Working Families.’

Julian Foster, Managing Director at Computershare said:

“Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s awards, who have demonstrated that both employees and employers benefit from a working culture that allows a balance with family and personal life.

“We’re very proud to be able to support employers in their efforts to provide the best employee benefits available and communicate them in a way that improves productivity, loyalty and happiness in the workplace.

“We were delighted to sponsor the Working Families’ Awards again this year, and look forward to continuing our longstanding relationship with this important charity.”

VERCIDA works with over one hundred clients who are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. If you are an employer and interested in working with VERCIDA to promote your diversity and inclusion initiatives and attract the best candidates, please call 02037405973 or email [email protected] for more information.

We are also officially recommended by Disability Confident as a step on achieving Employer status, please click here for more information.

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VERCIDA works with over one hundred clients who are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. If you are an employer and interested in working with VERCIDA to promote your diversity and inclusion initiatives and attract the best candidates, please email [email protected] for more information.

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