Salesforce, Cisco and Adobe named best UK workplaces in technology

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Salesforce (pictured), Cisco, and Adobe are among the technology organisations recognised in the UK’s Best Workplaces in Tech 2020 report, compiled by Great Place to Work.

Software business Salesforce topped the list for super large organisations, followed by Cisco, while Adobe topped the list for large organisations. Foundation SP was awarded the best employer for technology in the medium category, while Prima won the award for the small employer accolade.

The list, which is n In its third year under Great Place to Work, looks at employers that have put practices in place that promote employee wellbeing, prioritise staff happiness, and create a positive workplace culture of recognition and reward.

With the award taking place during the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, it looks at businesses that have taken a forward-thinking innovative and flexibility approach, allowing them to remain agile and thrive during the crisis.

The top five organisations named Best UK Workplaces for Tech in each category are:

Super large organisations: 

  1. Salesforce
  2. Cisco
  3. Softcat
  4. SAP
  5. Rackspace

Large organisations: 

  1. Adobe
  2. Red Hat UK
  3. SAS
  4. UKFast
  5. Liberty IT

Medium organisations: 

  1. Foundation SP
  2. Natilik
  3. QuickBooks UK
  4. DMW Group
  5. Adyen UK

Small organisations: 

  1. Prima
  2. Xledger
  3. Gearset
  4. Napier
  5. Intelex Europe

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Ben Gautrey, managing director at Great Place to Work UK, said: “Especially during these times of crisis and uncertainty, it is incredible to see the number of organisations within UK’s tech space that have prioritised building a positive employee experience.

“In this, our third year of recognising UK’s Best Workplaces in Tech, we have seen many organisations find innovative and creative solutions for continuing to drive their great workplace culture remotely. We hope that by highlighting our Tech list recipients, other employers will be encouraged to put their people strategy at the heart of their business, and continue to implement policies, practices and programmes that sustain an impactful and consistently great employee experience for all.”