Apple, BP, Cisco and Goodman Masson among best employers for work-life balance

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Apple, BP, American Express, Cisco Systems (pictured) and Goodman Masson are among the top organisations providing employees with a good work-life balance, according to research by Glassdoor.

Its report, which rated organisations on work-life balance based on UK employee feedback over the past year, also found that the average work-life balance rating has remained at 3.2 for 2013, 2014 and 2015.

The top 20 highest-rated organisations for work-life balance are:

  1. Goodman Masson
  2. Cisco Systems
  3. HomeServe UK
  4. Lola Staffing
  5. Screwfix
  6. American Express
  7. BP
  8. Peninsula Business Services
  9. Arm Holdings
  10. Unilever
  11. Thomson Reuters
  12. Kantar Worldpanel
  13. Atkins
  14. Telefonica
  15. Credit Suisse
  16. Rolls Royce
  17. John Lewis
  18. Waitrose
  19. Lloyds Banking Group
  20. Apple

Diarmuid Russell, head of international at Glassdoor, said: “Maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be tough in today’s environment, with ever-increasing demands on our time.

“However, as millions of UK employees head back to work after enjoying the August bank holiday, our report shows there are [organisations] that offer a good balance between their home and work life. What’s encouraging for job seekers is that there are representatives here from many industries, including recruitment, tech, finance, manufacturing and retail.”

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