Euromonitor International and Bank of England top employers for work/life balance

Strategic market research supplier beats world-famous banking institution into second place in Glassdoor poll.

Global market research supplier Euromonitor International has topped a list of the top 20 employers in the UK for employee work/life balance, according to job marketplace Glassdoor.

The ranking is based on anonymous reviews from employers and each firm is given a rating out of five. The top six all have score of a 4.6 but are separated by a further two decimal places that are in the original data.

After Euromonitor and the Bank of England MediaMatch, UNIBET and Equal Experts round off the top five. There are eight tech companies in the top 20, suggesting that employers with young, agile working practices are most appreciated by their staff.

There is a wide range of sectors represented but tellingly not one retail brand makes the top 20.

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On working for top employer Euromonitor, consulting team member Fizzah Nurmohamed said that the “variation of the role is very enjoyable”.

“Encompassing liaising, meeting and presenting to clients, to negotiating and briefing analysts in far to reach regions, as well as preparing and condensing our findings in visual ways to engage the client,” she continued.

“Working in a dynamic and diverse team helps me learn from other experiences, inspiring one another to tackle and overcome challenges we may encounter during the research process.”

Top 20 employers for work/life balance according to Glassdoor:

1 Euromonitor International (4.6)

2 Bank of England (4.6)

3 Mediamath (4.6)

4 UNIBET (4.6)

5 Equal Experts (4.6)

6 Holiday Extras (4.6)

7 (4.5)

8 Aspire (4.5)

9 Swiss Re (4.4)

10 Pentland (4.4)

11 Commerzbank (4.4)

12 Hitachi Data Systems (4.4)

13 Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (4.4)

14 HomeAway (4.4)

15 Peer1 Hosting (4.4)

16 Investigo (4.4)

17 Ticketmaster (4.3)

18 Workplace (4.3)

19 Marcus Evans (4.3)

20 Cornerstone (4.3) 

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Praseeda Nair

Praseeda Nair

Praseeda was Editor for from 2016 to 2018.

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