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The 20 companies who offer the best work life balance

Companies offering poor working conditions have been dominant in the press recently including negativity around Sports Direct and Uber

It’s not all doom and gloom, low pay and zero-hours contracts as a new study by Glass door reveals the employers who offer the best work-life balance.

Apple and Lloyds Banking Group, Waitrose and John Lewis all featured in the Top 20 list.

Recruiters Goodman Masson came in at number one, followed by technology firm Cisco Systems and home insurers HomeServe.

Diarmuid Russell of Glassdoor said: “Maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be tough in today’s environment, with ever-increasing demands on our time.

“As millions of employees head back to work after the Bank Holiday, our report shows there are companies that offer a good balance between their home and work life.”

“Maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be tough in today’s environment, with ever-increasing demands on our time. However, as millions of UK employees head back to work after enjoying the August Bank Holiday, our report shows there are companies that offer a good balance between their home and work life.

What’s encouraging for job seekers is that there are representatives here from many industries, including recruitment, tech, finance, manufacturing and retail.”

The top 20 list is as follows:

  1. Goodman Masson
  2. Cisco Systems
  3. HomeServe UK
  4. LOLA Staffing
  5. Screwfix
  6. American Express
  7. BP
  8. Peninsula Business Services
  9. ARM Holdings
  10. Unilever
  11. Thomson Reuters
  12. Kantar Worldpanel
  13. Atkins
  14. Téléfonica
  15. Credit Suisse
  16. Rolls-Royce
  17. John Lewis
  18. Waitrose
  19. Lloyds Banking Group
  20. Apple

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