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Scottish Top Employers for Working Families Awards

2017 Finalists announced!

The Scottish Top Employers for Working Families Awards brought to you by Family Friendly Working Scotland celebrate progressive employers that have successfully embedded family friendly and flexible working practices. The awards recognise best practice, innovation and sustainability.

 

The categories recognises Scotland’s outstanding employers of all sizes, which have created jobs and working environments in which employees can thrive and achieve excellence:

 

 

Best Large Private Sector Employer

 

Finalists:

DWF Law
Fanduel
Lloyds Banking Group
Maclay, Murray and Spens LLP
Sky


 

Best small and medium enterprise employer

 

Finalists:

Provista
Pursuit Marketing
Quorum Network Resources Ltd
Solve HR


 

Best public sector employer

 

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Finalists:

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE)
Independent Living Fund Scotland (ILF Scotland)
Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park
North Ayrshire Council
University of the West Scotland
West Dunbartonshire Council


 

Best third sector employer

Finalists:

Housing Options Scotland
Inspiring Scotland
Kibble
The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice
Routes to Work South
Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO)


 

The Carers Scotland best for carers and eldercare

 

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Finalists:

NHS Lothian
Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service
Scottish Water
Standard Life
West Dunbartonshire Council


 

Best for innovation in family friendly and flexible working

 

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Finalists:

BAE Naval Ships
DWF Law
Sky
Solve HR
Virgin Money


 

Winners will be announced at a sparkling afternoon tea on 9th March 2017 at The Lighthouse, Glasgow and will feature Jackie Kay MBE, the National Poet for Scotland and Bob Keiller, Chairman of Scottish Enterprise as our special speakers. All finalist organisations will be offered complimentary attendance at this event.

 

Awards Drinks Reception kindly sponsored by Caledonian MacBrayne.CalMac-Brand-as-a-Stack

 

 

 


 

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Judging panel

The Judging Panel for the Scottish Top Employers for Working Families Awards 2017

Sarah Jackson OBE, CEO, Working Families

Hugh Aitken, Director, Confederation of Business Industry Scotland (CBI Scotland)

Bonnie Clarke, Director of Scotland, Badenoch and Clark

Ann Henderson, Women's Officer, STUC

John McLeish, Chairman of The Scottish Tartans Authority and Senior Human Resources Expert

Craig Morris, Policy Lead,  Scottish Government

Linda Urquhart OBE, Chair of Morton Fraser, Chair of Investors in People Scotland and Co-Chair of Fair Work Convention

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2016 winners

Best Large Private Sector Employer

Winner - Scottish Power

Highly Commended - BAE

Finalist - Barclays

Finalist - Emtec

Finalist - KPMG

Finalist - Maclay Murray and Spens

Finalist - RICS (Scotland)


 

Best Large Public Sector Employer

Winner - Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Highly Commended - North Ayrshire Council

Finalist - Hanover Housing Association

Finalist - Scottish Water


 

Best Small Employer

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Winner - Quorum Network Resources Limited

Finalist - Ceteris (Scotland) Ltd.

Finalist - Flexiworkforce

Finalist - Milnbank Housing Association

Finalist - Provista UK Ltd


 
Fathers Network Scotland Best for All Stages of Fatherhood Award

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Winner  - Barclays

Highly Commended - Scottish Parliament

Finalist - Scottish Water


 

The Parenting Across Scotland Best for Childcare Award

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 Winner - Milnbank Housing Association


 

The Carers Scotland Best for Carers and Eldercare Award

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Winner - West Dunbartonshire Council

Highly Commended - Standard Life                    

 

 

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