With 2020 just around the corner, the 'new year new me' mantra will start cropping up once again. Whether you hate the saying with a passion or are guilty of making an endless list of promises every time, the new decade (!) is a chance to reflect on the year and, if you so wish, make some life changes.
One of those might be work related. You could be interested in a career change, and if you are we recommend reading about the mistakes people make in their first week at a new job.
But before you quit your job and jump into the unknown, it's worth doing your research to find out which companies offer the most in terms of employee satisfaction.
So where do you start?
If you're looking for something new but aren't sure where to go, the awards base their results on perks and benefits, work-life balance, career opportunities, culture and values, and salary of companies throughout the UK.
Whether you're tempted by the free food at Google, or you like the sound of the IKEA benefit scheme, here are the 30 best companies to work for in the UK...
Best companies to work for UK
- Anglican Water - Water industry
- Bain & Company - Management consulting
- XPO Logistics - Logistical services
- Bromford - Construction
- Salesforce - Software
- Sky Betting & Gaming - Gambling
- Hiscox - Insurance
- SAP - Software
- Taylor Wimpey - Construction
- Royal London - Insurance
- Microsoft - Technology
- Gartner - IT service management
- Google - Technology
- Sytner - Motor dealership
- Capital One - Bank holding
- IKEA - Retail
- Arnold Clark - Motor dealership
- HomeServe UK - Insurance
- Nando's - Restaurant and Hospitality
- AppDynamics - Performance management/IT operations
- Metro Bank - Retail bank
- Arcadis - Global design, engineering and management consulting
- InterContinental Hotels Group - Hospitality
- Screwfix - Retailer
- Civica - Software
- Shell - Oil and gas
- GlaxoSmithKline - Pharmaceutical
- REED - Employment agency
- O2 - Telecommunications
- J.P. Morgan - Investment banking
Inspired to update your CV and make the change?
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