Hilton and Mars UK recognised among UK’s Best workplaces for women 2019


Admiral Group, Adobe, EY, Gap, Hilton (pictured), Goodman Masson and McCarthy Recruitment are among the organisations recognised in the UK’s Best workplaces for women 2019 report, compiled by Great Place to Work.

The report, now in its second year, recognises organisations that go beyond statutory requirements to ensure that women are treated fairly in respect of payrecognition, training and promotion opportunities, and catering to caring responsibilities, for example by promoting and supporting work-life balance.

The list, which is based on the Great Place to Work employee survey and accompanying methodology, also takes into consideration what employers do to ensure female staff have a fair and positive work experience, in which they are able to contribute their talents and develop personally and professionally.

Employers in the super large category that have been recognised for 2019 include professional services firm Deloitte and housing association Home Group, while organisations featured in the large category for 2019 include property management firm The Sovini Group and recruitment business Adecco. The medium category includes the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, public relations organisation Lansons and Treasury Wine Estates among the employers recognised this year.

The 2019 list of the UK’s Best super large workplaces for women, with more than 1,000 employees, is:

  1. Mars UK
  2. Hilton
  3. Admiral Group
  4. SAP
  5. Home Group
  6. Gap
  7. Bright Horizons Family Solutions
  8. Coleg Cambria
  9. EY
  10. L&Q
  11. Deloitte

The 2019 list of the UK’s Best large workplaces for women, with between 251 and 1,000 employees, is:

  1. The Sovini Group
  2. Workday
  3. Office Angels
  4. Baringa Partners
  5. REL Field Marketing
  6. Adobe
  7. Stryker UK
  8. Adecco
  9. AbbVie
  10. Bristol-Myers Squibb UK
  11. SC Johnson
  12. Kantar Worldpanel
  13. Amgen
  14. Secure Trust Bank Group
  15. MarketMakers
  16. FactSet

Kay Harriman, senior director, HR, UK and Ireland at Hilton, said: “As a global hospitality [organisation] serving guests in 113 countries and territories across the world, our diverse workforce is fundamental to the success of our business.

“We are proud of the culture we have created and are fully committed to building an environment in which all our team members can thrive, progress and maximise their potential, whatever their ambitions. As such, we’re delighted to be recognised by Great Place to Work as the number two Best workplace for women in the UK rankings, making us the highest-ranking hospitality [business] in our category.”