Britain’s most family friendly and flexible employers are unveiled

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

The Top Employers for Working Families Award winners are unveiled.

  • Top Employers for Working Families Special Awards showcase flexible and family friendly workplaces across the UK
  • This year’s winners are seeking to embed flexibility for all employees, and tackling gendered and traditional ideas about work
  • Winners reflect a range of sectors and sizes: flexibility is possible in any workplace

Sarah Jackson OBE, chief executive of Working Families, said:

“In many ways, flexible working and family friendly working have never been more part of the bloodstream of British business. We had a record-breaking number of entries this year, showcasing a wealth of exciting approaches to creating agility in the workplace.

“Congratulations to all this year’s Top Employers for Working Families award winners, singled out because they offer leading flexible workplaces that support the grain of their employees’ lives. I look forward to working with them to make work work, for people, families and the economy, so that families thrive and business prospers.”

Now in their 8th year, the annual Top Employers for Working Families Special Awards have 11 categories across a range of work life policies and practices.  Four new sector-specific awards were introduced this year to enable organisations to shine out in the private, public and third sectors as well as a category for small employers.

For the full list of awards and winners, please see here.