Best 100 Companies to work with

Sunday Times, UK listed the top 100 companies to work with in an 2008 annual survey. The results were based on the following:

Leadership: How the employees felt about the head of the company and its senior managers

Wellbeing: How the staff feels about stress at work, work pressures and the balance between their work and their personal life and home duties

Belonging: Employees feelings about their company where he/she works for as opposed to the people the employee works with

Giving Back: How much Companies are thought by their staff/employees to put back into society in general and the local community in particular

Personal Growth: To what extent an employee feel they are stretched and challenged by their job.

The top 25 companies and their sectors are listed below:

2008 2007 Employer Sector
1 (10) Heat Services
2 (6) Edward Jones Financial
3 (4) Beaverbrooks the Jewellers Retail
4 (5) Hydrock Engineering
5 (3) Pannone Legal
6 (8) Denplan Health
7 (NEW) Iris Marketing
8 (14) Office Angels Recruitment
9 (2) Sandwell Community Caring Trust Health
10 (11) Handelsbanken Financial
11 (1) W L Gore & Associates Technology
12 (9) Napp Pharmaceutical Holdings Pharmaceutical
13 (NEW) Lindum Group Construction
14 (7) Data Connection IT
15 (16) Drivers Jonas Property
16 (NEW) Luminus Housing Association
17 (12) Hill McGlynn Recruitment
18 (20) Totemic Financial
19 (29) Davis Langdon Services
20 (NEW) Manning Stainton Property Professionals Property
21 (33) Cooper Parry Services
22 (84) Computer People Recruitment
23 (54) Marathon Oil Energy
24 (NEW) Rackspace IT
25 (27) NB Real Estate Property