Salesforce and Cisco named among best UK workplaces for 2022

Salesforce, Microsoft and Apple named best places to work in UKSalesforce, Cisco UK and Hilton have been recognised by Great Place to Work as some of the UK’s Best Workplaces in 2022.

Cloud-based software firm Salesforce came top out of the best super large organisations, followed by networking hardware business Cisco UK. Ranked first among the large organisations was technology business Nvidia, while cybersecurity and systems management services provider Tanium was first in the medium organisations category. Global tax services and software provider Ryan won the small employer accolade.

According to Great Place to Work, it performed rigorous evaluations of hundreds of employee survey responses, alongside culture audit submissions from leaders at each business. It used these insights to benchmark the effectiveness of each organisation’s employee value propositions against its employee experience. Those which achieved the highest scores after evaluation received Best Workplaces status.

A total of 290 employers featured on the 2022 list. The top five organisations named the UK’s Best Workplaces 2022 in each category were:

Super large organisations:

  • Salesforce
  • Cisco UK
  • Hilton
  • Admiral Group
  • Home Group

Large organisations:

  • Nvidia
  • The Sovini Group
  • CGI UK
  • Baringa
  • Adobe

Medium-sized organisations:

  • Tanium
  • Cvent Europe
  • Goodman Masson
  • Credera UK
  • Intuit QuickBooks

Small organisations:

  • Ryan
  • Happy
  • Uptake Strategies
  • Pen Partnership
  • Novos

Benedict Gautrey, managing director at Great Place to Work UK, explained that it is the organisation’s global mission to help create great workplaces for all, and to recognise those organisations that do so.

He added: “Business leaders need to examine their organisation’s strengths and weaknesses and adapt to shifting employee expectations, such as increased equity, transparency, flexibility and purpose in their work. Whatever life throws at businesses, bold leadership is required. Best Workplaces put people and purpose first. That starts with employees, but extends to local and global communities. Like us, they see a need to address inequalities in society and use their skills and resources to support others.”