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Top Companies for Women to Work in the UK 2021

Great Place to Work ranks best companies for women to work for the last four years. There are four different lists which are best super large, large, medium, and small companies to work in the UK. Though not all companies in the lists are UK-based, all have headquarters or offices in the UK. Great Place to Work conducts surveys to women employees of hundreds of companies and compiles the results in a list accompanied by a report.

This year’s report focuses on the effects of the pandemic on women workers. According to the report, “the pandemic has further exacerbated existing inequalities between women and men, with many experts fearing that COVID-19 could set ‘women back decades.’” The pandemic particularly had an impact on working mothers. “On average, women spent around 15 hours per week doing housework [whilst] working from home, compared to men who spent only 10 hours,” shows the data from Understanding Society.

The employers’ responsibility to provide more equal conditions for women seems to increase with work from home methods due to the pandemic. 

Seventy-eight per cent of the women employees of the following companies reported their organisation as “a psychologically and emotionally healthy place to work.” The lists include companies from diverse industries, such as hospitality giant Hilton to HR tech genius Signify.

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Top 10 Super Large Companies for Women in the UK

  1. Salesforce
  2. Admiral Group
  3. Hilton
  4. Home Group Limited
  5. SAP
  6. BUUK Infrastructure
  7. Abbott Laboratories Ltd
  8. Gowling WLG (UK) LLP
  9. Irwin Mitchell LLP
  10. HomeServe Membership Limited

Top 10 Large Companies for Women in the UK

  1. The Sovini Group
  2. Baringa Partners
  3. Liberty IT
  4. REL Field Marketing
  5. Adecco
  6. Stryker UK Ltd
  7. Adobe
  8. REPL Group Worldwide Limited
  9. AlphaSights
  10. RCI Financial Services

Top 10 Medium-sized Companies for Women in the UK

  1. Foundation SP
  2. South Liverpool Homes
  3. Tessian Limited
  4. The Exeter
  5. Found
  6. Alnylam UK Ltd
  7. Brown-Forman UK
  8. Impact
  9. World Wide Technology
  10. Powerforce Field Marketing and Retail Services Ltd

Top 10 Small Companies for Women in the UK

  1. Signify Technology
  2. Propellernet
  3. Language is Everything Ltd
  4. Evolved Search
  5. Wild Nutrition Ltd
  6. Serve and Protect Credit Union
  7. Centor Insurance and Risk Management Ltd
  8. Something Big Limited
  9. The Bio-D Company Limited
  10. Pure Life Homecare

You can visit the website of Great Place to Work to see the full list and download the full report. Also, read our article about the women-led startups in London if you want to have more information about the influential women who started their own businesses, and how they’re fighting against inequalities of the entrepreneurial world.

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