EPCC, University of Edinburgh

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A LEADING EUROPEAN centre of expertise in computer simulation, the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre generates new techniques that are taken up by industry. It helps scientists with computing for projects from cosmology to climate modelling. An 80% positive score, in eighth place among small bodies on our list, shows staff find their jobs stimulating. A minimum of 32 days' holiday ensures a good work-life balance (77%). epcc.ed.ac.uk

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My Team

97% of staff agreed

My team is fun to work with

To encourage strong relationships between staff members at EPCC at the University of Edinburgh, all staff attend a bi-annual away day that is designed to actively augment the sense of team membership.

Personal Growth

90% of staff agreed

My work is stimulating

In an effort to ensure employees feel rewarded and recognised for their efforts, additional pay increments or lump sum awards are given for exceptional performance. Bottles of champagne are also awarded to individuals at staff meetings and ‘Thanks' to teams or individuals by email or at group meetings.

My Company

87% of staff agreed

I feel proud to work for this organisation

Working hours and working practices are discussed regularly at line meetings within EPCC at the University of Edinburgh. Many employees also work from home one day a week particularly when they have a long commute to work. There is also a level of flexibility offered in terms of employees' core hours; if appointments need to be attended then the core hours can be amended to accommodate the individual.

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Employees earning £35k+
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