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The 2014 Workingmums.co.uk Top Employer Awards reward best practice and innovation in flexible working. Click here to find out more about the awards, the categories, and the companies entering for their progressive flexible working practices. 

The employers listed below have all signed up to the Workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter. Employers who sign up to the Workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter are doing so as a statement of their commitment to fully embracing the business case for flexible working, and enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life. View all the Charter signatories.


Atkins

Atkins

Atkins is one of the world’s leading engineering and design consultancies. Whether it’s the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modelling of a flood defence system or the improvement of a management process, we plan, design and enable outstanding solutions.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems

We are a company where innovation in every area is valued. We have exciting career opportunities across our global operation. Join us and see where your career could take you.

Barclays

Barclays

With over 300 years’ experience, we like to think of ourselves as experts when it comes to understanding our customers’ needs.

BBC

BBC

The next 12 months are going to be really busy for the BBC. We need people with a broad range of experience in a huge variety of areas, right across our divisions. So there’s going to be lots of new opportunities on offer – and an amazing chance to be had. We’re particularly keen to encourage more women to join us. Why? It all comes down to diversity – having a workforce that reflects our audience accurately, on-screen, on air and online.

Danone

Danone

In 2013 we won the Family Support Award at the Workingmums.co.uk awards in recognition of the breadth of support we offer to our diverse workforce to enable them to manage the delicate balance between work life and home life as well as possible. We believe that getting this right has a direct impact on your overall health and well-being and we are committed to helping people achieve this through the policies and services we provide internally to our employees. 

DHL 

DHL 

DHL is the global market leader in the logistics industry and “The Logistics Company for the world”. DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland has a workforce of circa 50,000 people working across 400 sites. We have a wide range of service capabilities, from supply chain analysis and design, to large scale warehousing and transport management operations. We are constantly striving to fulfil our three bottom lines; to become ‘Employer of Choice’ for our employees, ‘Investment of Choice’ for our shareholders and ‘Provider of Choice’ for our customers.

EE

EE

We’re EE, and we’re here on a mission; to show everyone in the UK how the magic of technology can make the everyday better. Right now, we’re looking for more brilliant people to join us in our stores, our contact centres and our head office too. It’s an exciting time for us and a big opportunity for you. Search our current jobs here or visit our website to find out more.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Add an annual turnover of more than $12 billion to a rental and leasing fleet made up of more than one million vehicles spread across some 7,600 locations worldwide and you get Enterprise Rent-A-Car – a business that’s grown into the largest car rental company in North America and arguably, the world.

Friends Life

Friends Life

We’re a company that truly believes in its people. To us, you’re an individual. We do our best to invest in your personal development, giving you the skills and opportunities to reach your own goals. And when a job’s well done, you’ll get the reward and recognition you deserve too.

John Lewis

John Lewis

The John Lewis Partnership is noticeably different to other successful retailers. The 76,500 people who work for us are called Partners and their happiness is at the centre of everything we do. They - we - own the John Lewis Partnership.

Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds Banking Group

We’re creating an organisation that attracts, retains and develops the best talent in the industry, and one that openly embraces diversity too. But more than that – we want to be a great place to work.

M&G Investments

M&G Investments

At M&G we know that our role as an employer is very simple – to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work. In achieving this we recognise and value peoples’ differences and contributions and know that by employing and managing all kinds of different people, we become a more rounded and balanced organisation, which is a better reflection of the community in which we work.

Network Rail

Network Rail

Network Rail is transforming the face and the fabric of Britain’s railways. We’re right at the heart of revitalising our rail system, and the people who work with us are highly valued by us irrespective of age, gender, disability, colour, religion, or ethnic origin.

Prudential

Prudential

Prudential is one of the largest and most successful insurance companies in the world with a proud history stretching back over 160 years.

Royal Mail

Royal Mail

Royal Mail makes commerce happen by connecting companies, customers and communities across the UK.  We’re one of the UK’s most recognisable brands – but there’s so much more to us than delivering the mail.

Severn Trent Water

Severn Trent Water

Welcome to a business where commerce and conscience go hand in hand. Severn Trent is a fast-moving FTSE 100 company, where innovative ideas and commercial progress are vital. Our 5,000 people care deeply about what we do: delivering an essential service to 8 million customers and protecting our region’s water today, tomorrow and in the long-term.

Unilever

Unilever

Unilever works to create a better future every day. We help people feel good, look good and get more out of life with our brands and services. 

Vodafone

Vodafone

Flexibility is the norm at Vodafone — whether you’re working in one of our retail stores, technology hubs or anywhere in between. If you’re based in one of our retail stores, for example, we’ll go out of our way to tailor your hours around your existing life commitments. And if your role doesn’t require you to be onsite, we’ll give you the equipment and opportunity to work flexibly and remotely where possible.

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