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Top Employers for Working Families Award winners announced

The winners of Working Families' Top Employers title have been announced at a ceremony in London.

The awards honour companies that show excellence in seven categories, including workplace initiatives for parents and schemes such as flexible working.

The financial services were well-represented, with Barclays and American Express taking one prize each. There were also awards for public service bodies, including the Scottish Government and Islington Council.

Sarah Jackson, chief executive of Working Families, praised the “inspiring policies and practices” of the winners.

“As we approach a new era with the extension of the right to request flexible working to all employees, it’s good to see that many employers are already reaping the benefits of offering family-friendly and flexible workplaces,” she said.

Full list of winners:

The Cityfathers Best for All Stages of Fatherhood Award

The London School of Economics and Political Science – Winner

Citi – Commended


The Citymothers Best for All Stages of Motherhood Award

Barclays Plc – Winner

PageGroup – Commended


The E-ON Best for Engagement Award

American Express – Winner


The DTCC Best for Innovation Award

Scottish Government – Winner

Informa Business Information – Commended

The London School of Economics and Political Science – Commended


The Centrica & Carers UK Best for Carers and Eldercare Award

Islington Council – Winner

The London School of Economics and Political Science – Commended


The National Grid Best for Flexible Working Award

Centrica – Winner

BT Group Plc – Commended


The Childcarescheme Top Small Family Friendly Employer Award

Brand Learning – Joint winner

CiC Employee Assistance – Joint winner