Employees rate the best UK companies for work life balance

Jobsite Glassdoor has today identified the UK employers which offer the best work-life balance, according to individuals on the Glassdoor website. Winners are ranked based on their overall work-life balance rating from employees in the UK during the past year. For reporting simplicity, ratings are rounded to one decimal place though actual calculations extend beyond the thousandth to determine rank. According to the rankings, the five best employers in 2017 are Expedia, Lookers, American Express, HomeServe and Peninsula.

The 20 Highest Rated Companies for Work-Life Balance in 2017 are:

 

  1. Expedia

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.3

 

  1. Lookers

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.2

 

  1. American Express

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.2

 

  1. HomeServe

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.2

 

  1. Peninsula

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1

 

  1. Cisco Systems

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1

 

  1. ARM

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1

 

  1. Financial Conduct Authority

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1

 

  1. Royal London

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1

 

  1. Thomson Reuters

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

 

  1. Procter & Gamble

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

 

  1. Screwfix

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

 

  1. TeacherActive

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

 

  1. Mott MacDonald

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

 

  1. Rank Group

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

 

  1. Yell

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

 

  1. Unilever

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

 

  1. BAE Systems UK

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

 

  1. Rolls Royce

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

 

  1. Google

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.0

 

David Whitby, UK Country Manager at Glassdoor said: “Companies are realising that you can get more out of your workforce if you create an environment where people feel it is ok to take time out and be flexible with the working week. It’s not about leaving the office early, it’s about integrating work and lifestyle. At the end of the day, employers that trust their staff to do their job to the best of their ability, and recognise that everyone has commitments and interests outside the office, will create more loyalty.”

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