Looking for a new job? These are the best companies to work for

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  • 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?

    Well, the annual Employees’ Choice Awards for 2019 by employee review site Glassdoor is here to help you navigate the world of work.

    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

    1. Anglican Water – Water industry
    2. Bain & Company – Management consulting
    3. XPO Logistics – Logistical services
    4. Bromford – Construction
    5. Salesforce – Software
    6. Sky Betting & Gaming – Gambling
    7. Hiscox – Insurance
    8. SAP – Software
    9. Taylor Wimpey – Construction
    10. Royal London – Insurance
    11. Microsoft – Technology
    12. Gartner – IT service management
    13. Google – Technology
    14. Sytner – Motor dealership
    15. Capital One – Bank holding
    16. IKEA – Retail
    17. Arnold Clark – Motor dealership
    18. HomeServe UK – Insurance
    19. Nando’s – Restaurant and Hospitality
    20. AppDynamics – Performance management/IT operations
    21. Metro Bank – Retail bank
    22. Arcadis – Global design, engineering and management consulting
    23. InterContinental Hotels Group – Hospitality
    24. Screwfix – Retailer
    25. Civica – Software
    26. Shell –  Oil and gas
    27. GlaxoSmithKline – Pharmaceutical
    28. REED – Employment agency
    29. O2 – Telecommunications
    30. J.P. Morgan – Investment banking

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