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Top 10 Companies in the UK for Staff Success

  • April 13, 2022
Top 10 Companies in the UK for Staff Success
 

Have you ever wondered what companies offer the best long-term success for staff?

Wonder no more, new research has made a decisive 10 company long list, ranked from best to … still great, just not the top of the list.

This list revolves entirely around the UK market and looks at open jobs, skill enhancement, investing in talent, offering new opportunities and many more components.

Starting off the list and top of the top is…

 

1. Barclays

Barclays is a British multinational universal bank, headquartered in London.

  • UK Headcount: 83,500
  • Top locations: London, Northampton, Glasgow
  • Most notable skills: Banking, Stakeholder Management, Financial Services
  • Most common job titles: Banker, Accountant, Business Analyst
  • Largest job functions: Finance, Business Development, Information Technology

 

2. Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds Banking Group is the parent company of Halifax, Bank of Scotland, Scottish Widows and others.

  • UK Headcount: 50,185
  • Top locations: London, Edinburgh, Bristol
  • Most notable skills: Banking, Stakeholder Management, Fraud Investigations
  • Most common job titles: Business Analyst, Senior Account Manager, Product Owner
  • Largest job functions: Finance, Sales, Information Technology

 

3. HSBC

HSBC Bank plc is a British multinational banking and financial services organisation.

  • UK Headcount: 38,233
  • Top locations: London, Birmingham, Sheffield
  • Most notable skills: Banking, Financial services, Risk Management
  • Most common job titles: Universal Banker, Project Manager, Relationship Director
  • Largest job functions: Finance, Business Development, Information Technology

 

4. PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers is a multinational professional services network of firms, operating as partnerships under the PwC brand.

  • UK Headcount: 27,211
  • Top locations: London, Belfast, Birmingham
  • Most notable skills: External Audit, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), UK Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Most common job titles: Audit Associate, Assurance Associate, Tax Associate | Largest job functions: Accounting, Finance, Information Technology

 

5. Deloitte

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, commonly referred to as Deloitte, is a multinational professional services network with offices in over 150 countries and territories around the world.

  • UK Headcount: 25,718
  • Top UK locations: London, Belfast, Cardiff
  • Most notable skills: Management Consulting, External Audit, Accounting
  • Most common job titles: Tax Analyst, Tax Consultant, Assistant Audit Manager
  • Largest job functions: Accounting, Finance, Information Technology

 

6. BT

BT is the parent company of Openreach, EE and others.

  • UK Headcount: 80,400
  • Top locations: London, Ipswich, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Most notable skills: Telecommunications, Fiber Optics, FTTP
  • Most common job titles: Project Manager, Software Engineer, Account Manager
  • Largest job functions: Information Technology, Sales, Engineering

 

7. Amazon

Amazon is the parent company of Whole Foods, Audible and others.

  • UK Headcount: 70,000
  • Top locations: London, Manchester, Luton
  • Most notable skills: Warehouse Operations, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Logistics Management
  • Most common job titles: Fulfilment Associate, Warehouse Associate, Software Engineer
  • Largest job functions: Operations, Engineering, Human Resources

 

8. EY

Ernst & Young Global Limited, doing business as EY, is a multinational professional services network with headquarters in London, England. EY is one of the largest professional services networks in the world.

  • UK Headcount: 17,000
  • Top locations: London, Birmingham, Manchester
  • Most notable skills: External Audit, Accounting, Financial Reporting
  • Most common job titles: Assurance Associate, Senior Auditor, Tax Consultant
  • Largest job functions: Accounting, Finance, Information Technology

 

9. American Express

The American Express Company is an American multinational corporation specialised in payment card services headquartered in New York City.

  • UK Headcount: 5,604
  • Top locations: Brighton, London, Redhill
  • Most notable skills: Sabre, Luxury Travel, Merchant Services
  • Most common job titles: Customer Care Professional, Software Engineer, Business Development Manager
  • Largest job functions: Sales, Finance, Business Development

 

10. KPMG

KPMG International Limited is a British-Dutch multinational professional services network, and one of the Big Four accounting organisations.

  • UK Headcount: 15,310
  • Top locations: London, Birmingham, Manchester
  • Most notable skills: External Audit, Accounting, Auditing
  • Most common job titles: Audit Associate, Assistant Audit Manager, Audit Assistant
  • Largest job functions: Accounting, Finance, Information Technology