Cafcass, Centrica, Deloitte and The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) are among the winners of the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families Special Awards.
The sixth annual awards, which were founded by Working Families in partnership with the Institute for Employment Studies and sponsored by Computershare, recognise exceptional employers that support parents, carers and flexible workers with work-life balance and career development.
The categories focus on workplace initiatives for working parents, engagement, flexible working, carers, eldercare, and innovation.
The winners included:
The Centrica best for flexible working award
Commended: American Express
The Santander best new flexible working initiative
Winner: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The DTCC best for innovation award
Joint winner: Deloitte
Joint winner: Ministry of Justice
The Citymothers best for all stages of motherhood award
The Cityfathers best for all stages of fatherhood award
Commended: Scottish Parliament
Commended: West Dunbartonshire Council
The National Grid and Carers UK best for carers and eldercare award
Sarah Jackson, chief executive of Working Families, said: “Congratulations to the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families award winners who have been selected from an outstanding field of organisations.
“The award winners have demonstrated the best and most innovative practices and have gone the extra mile to support their parents, carers and flexible workers.
“Employers who would like to build a loyal, engaged and productive workforce can find a lot to learn from this year’s Top Employers for Working Families.”