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  • Sunday Times List 2016: Big Companies

    #12
    Accenture UK Ltd
    MONEY CAN’T BUY you love, the Beatles sang, but investing in employee training does help create that warm, fuzzy feeling in a workforce: just ask the people at Accenture. The management cons...
    #6
    Admiral Group plc
    EVERYONE IS IN the same boat at insurance giant Admiral Group. There are no company cars, no executive dining room and everybody has the same budget when travelling by train or staying in ho...
    #5
    American Express UK
    THE FEELGOOD FACTOR is a forte at American Express Services Europe. Happy staff have voted the payments, travel and expense-management provider a Best Company every year bar two that we have...
    #17
    Atkins
    ATKINS IS NO stranger to rebuilding projects — and has spent the past year reshaping itself. The UK operation was too complicated so, to compete more effectively with its rivals, the engine...
  • Sunday Times List 2016: Mid Companies

    #81
    Altro Limited
    THE ALZHEIMER’S SOCIETY estimates that 850,000 people have dementia in the UK and 60,000 deaths a year are directly attributable to it. Altro, a manufacturer of safety floor and wall coverin...
    #52
    Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP
    THERE ARE AT least 23 happy people at Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB). Each month, employees at this chartered accountancy have nominated colleagues for achievements including great serv...
    #19
    Attenda Ltd
    THERE IS NOTHING hi-tech about monthly updates at IT company Attenda. The co-founder and chief executive, Mark Fowle, stands on a desk in the middle of the office to give employees the lowdo...
    #91
    Audley Travel
    STAFF DON’T HAVE to journey far to find a friendly face at Audley Travel. Employees care for each other (83% positive) and a strong esprit de corps is fostered through events such as a summe...
  • Sunday Times List 2016: Small Companies

    #17
    4Com plc
    WHEN 25 EMPLOYEES of the business communications company 4Com completed the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge last year, they were surprised to be met at the Pen y Fan finish by Daron Hutt, the ma...
    #83
    ANS Group
    SOCIAL MEDIA KING or queen of the week is a top accolade at ANS. The Manchester-based IT and cloud services provider for businesses such as Liverpool airport and Skipton Building Society rew...
    #75
    Argyll Scott
    LAS VEGAS, IF you’re very lucky, or perhaps just a day at home in bed: recruitment company Argyll Scott knows how to reward employees for good work. The London-based firm, a new entry on the...
    #18
    Ashtons
    PHRASES SUCH AS “highly energised”, “peace of mind” and “expertise” float across screensavers on the computer monitors at Ashtons. Such exhortations reinforce the ethos at the Hertfordsh...
  • Best Not-For-Profit Organisations To Work For 2016

    #70
    Adviza
    Adviza employees will have a spring in their step with the launch of new training programmes. Financial support, paid time off for study, elearning and job-shadowing are just some of the thi...
    #81
    Anchor
    ACCORDING TO A report by this retirement homes provider, houses for older people could soon be very hi-tech, with rotating gardens and virtual pets. Anchor, with offices in London and Br...
    #57
    Anthony Nolan
    THANK-YOU NOTES from the chief executive, Henny Braund, are now the norm at Anthony Nolan. Since taking charge at the blood cancer charity six years ago, she has focused on creating a warm a...
    #48
    Aspire
    SINCE THE ASPIRE building was opened by Princess Diana in 1991, this charity, providing rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injuries, has gone from strength to strength. Last year ...

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