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Best Practice Awards

The 2022 Best Practice Awards are now CLOSED!

If you are interested in entering the awards for 2023, please register to receive the links to the entry forms when they become available towards the end of the year. 

Register for the 2023 Awards

Working Families are looking to find 2022’s leading employers, who are working to create outstanding flexible and employee-friendly workplaces.

Working Families’ annual Best Practice Awards recognise UK employers whose stand-out cultures and practices demonstrate that they deeply understand that all employees perform better when they have some degree of flexibility over when, where and how they work ‒ and that employees will be more productive if the organisation supports their work-life balance.

Now in their thirteenth year, the awards showcase and celebrate employers who are offering flexibility for all their people and going above and beyond in their support for parents and carers. Read our announcement of the 2022 shortlist.

The 2022 awards shortlist

Best for Mothers 
Sponsored by Royal Bank of Canada

Fragomen LLP
Macfarlanes LLP
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Best for Fathers

British Army
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
Wates Group

Best for Carers and Eldercare

North East London NHS Foundation Trust
Phoenix Group

Best Family Network

Bank of England
Santander
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield

Best for Mental Health and Wellbeing
Sponsored by Investors in People

Arnold Clark
Northern Lighthouse Board
Santander

Best for Flexible Recruitment

Hill Dickinson LLP 
Slalom  
SF Recruitment

Best for Flexible Working

People Untapped
SF Recruitment
Telescope Group

Best Small Employer (SME)

SenseOn Tech
SF Recruitment
TPP Recruitment

Best for All Families
Sponsored by Fastn

Santander
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
Wates Group  

Guest Award – Best for Supporting Fertility and Pathways to Parenthood
Sponsored by Fertifa

Bank of England
British Army
NatWest Group