Apple is the best private sector firm to work for in the UK, according to a new survey.
Research by the Indeed recruitment website found a diverse range of companies in the top 20 of their annual poll. Kitchens supplier Wren, pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline and emergency repairs business Homeserve were close behind the tech market leader.
Indeed says the result matters as increasing numbers of employees are looking for a positive work-life balance, rather than merely a good salary.
An earlier study found nine out of every 10 workers put benefits like good holiday allowance and sociable working hours ahead of pay.
Bill Richards, of Indeed, said: “The difference between a good job and a great job can vary from person to person, but our ranking shows some common themes shine through.
“Companies that make their employees feel valued and offer a positive working environment score consistently highly among the reviews posted on Indeed.
“As we continue to see for many staff, work-life balance, career prospects and a great workplace culture can all mean more than a good salary alone.”
The top 20 are: