UK's most popular employers revealed
Tech giant Apple has been crowned the most popular employer helped by its focus on staff wellbeing and perks.
The survey from the job site Indeed, compiled from millions of employee reviews, found that Apple’s combination of an enjoyable work culture, good rates of pay and free or discounted tech helped it claim the top spot.
The top 25 companies included both high street and business-to-business brands, as well as British and foreign-based firms.
Top eight most popular employers:
- Wren Kitchens
- Lush Cosmetics
- John Lewis
The second-ranked employer was Humberside-based Wren Kitchens, which employs over 4,000 staff and scored highly for valuing and treating its employees well.
The third most popular company to work for is the global pharmaceuticals business GlaxoSmithKline, whose employees praised it for offering a good work/life balance and attractive career prospects.
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“The difference between a good job and a great job can vary from person to person, but our ranking shows some common themes shine through,” said Bill Richards, UK Managing Director at Indeed.
“Companies that make their employees feel valued and offer a positive working environment score consistently highly among the reviews posted on Indeed. As we continue to see for many staff, work-life balance, career prospects and a great workplace culture can all mean more than a good salary alone.”