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Working Families' top 30 employers revealed

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Firms including Deloitte, EY, Citi, and American Express made 2016's list

The Top Employers for Working Families have been announced by work/life balance charity Working Families.

Employers compete annually to be named a Top Employer for Working Families. The top ten and top 11 to 30 have been ranked as offering the best environment for all kinds of working families.

This year’s top ten – in alphabetical order – are:

  • American Express
  • Citi
  • Deloitte
  • DWF
  • EY
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Ministry of Justice
  • National Assembly for Wales
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Southdown Housing Association

The remaining top 11-30 employers for working families are:

  • Aimia
  • Allen & Overy
  • Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Hogan Lovells International
  • Imperial College London
  • KPMG
  • Mayer Brown
  • Pinsent Masons
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Royal Mail Group
  • Santander UK
  • Scottish Government
  • Simmons and Simmons
  • UBS
  • University of Lincoln
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of Suffolk
  • Wales & West Housing
  • Westfield Europe

Deloitte also won the Best for All Stages of Motherhood award from Working Families earlier in the year. Emma Codd, managing partner for talent at Deloitte, said one of the key ways the company encourages a positive attitude towards flexible working is framing it correctly.

“In our company the word ‘flexible’ had negative connotations, so we introduced the phrase ‘agile working’,” she said at the Working Families National Work Life Week Conference 2016. “Agile is positive, and agile firms are successful firms.”

HR magazine is a media partner of Working Families.