For seventh year running, Lewis Silkin named one of Britain’s top employers
02 March 2015
For the seventh year in a row, City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has again been recognised as one of the UK’s best employers as part of The Sunday Times’ esteemed ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ survey. Maintaining its position at number 54 overall, the firm is one of 10 law firms to feature in the 2015 list.
Firm praised for its ‘strong social conscience’ in latest ‘The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For’ listing
LONDON – For the seventh year in a row, City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP (www.lewissilkin.com) has again been recognised as one of the UK’s best employers as part of The Sunday Times’ esteemed ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ survey. Maintaining its position at number 54 overall, the firm is one of 10 law firms to feature in the 2015 list.
More than 428,000 employees from 791 businesses were surveyed as part of this year’s Best Companies survey. Responses for Lewis Silkin were highly positive across the eight key areas surveyed, particularly in the categories of Giving Something Back and Fair Deal (both ranked 25th overall). The Sunday Times drew attention to a number of the firm’s initiatives as evidence of its achievement, including its participation in ‘Tough Mudder’, fundraising efforts for the homeless, its work experience scheme for disadvantaged teenagers, and the introduction of performance-related bonus schemes for all employees. The firm also received an 88% positive score for encouraging charitable and fundraising activities, as well as an 84% positive score for having a ‘strong social conscience’ (a top 20 result).
Commenting on the result, Lewis Silkin managing partner Ian Jeffery said:
“There are few things which bring us greater pride than being recognised as one of the UK’s top places to work. We are particularly pleased by the recognition of our team’s fundraising and charitable efforts; supporting our communities has always been at the core of our values.
“Making this list for the seventh consecutive year is a truly gratifying result. We’re delighted that the personal and collective effort that all our people put in to creating an environment of opportunity, support and inclusion is recognised in this way.”
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