Winners of the Scottish Top Employers for Working Families Awards were announced in Edinburgh recently. The awards celebrate progressive organisations which recognise family friendly and flexible ways of working are not only good for people but good for business, bringing increased productivity and performance, improve morale and wellbeing, as well as enhancing staff retention and recruitment.

They are organised by Family Friendly Working Scotland – a partnership of Working Families, Fathers Network Scotland, Parenting Across Scotland and the Scottish Government.

Winners of the Scottish Top Employers for Working Families Awards are:

The Fathers Network Scotland Best for all Stages of Fatherhood Award

  • Winner – Barclays
  • Highly Commended – Scottish Parliament

The Carers Scotland Best for Carers and Eldercare Award

  • Winner – West Dunbartonshire Council
  • Highly Commended – Standard Life

The Parenting Across Scotland Best for Childcare Award

  • Winner – Milnbank Housing Association

Best Small Employer

  • Winner – Quorum Network Resources

Best Large Public Sector Employer

  • Winner – Highlands and Islands Enterprise
  • Highly Commended – North Ayrshire Council

Best Large Private Sector Employer

  • Winner – Scottish PowerScottish Top Employers Awards for Working Families 2016 Logo
  • Highly Commended – BAE

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