Family Friendly Awards 2015: the winners
Every year, our Family Friendly Awards celebrate the companies making life easier for families in the UK.
There are bronze, silver and gold awards up for grabs, as well as special innovation and recruitment awards. Here's the full list of winners from the 2015 awards.
Innovation Award winners
Internal Innovation award winner: Unilever - Family Friendly Benefits
Unilever continuously aim to support its employees through a
culture of agile and flexible working policies and family friendly
benefits. Including the Bright-Horizons 'Back
Up' care - supporting employees when normal care
arrangements fail, providing priority access to nurseries and waiving the registration fees. It has also launched MAPS (Maternity &
Paternity Support), which offers guidance and support for employees throughout the stages of parenting.
Customer-facing Innovation award winner: Dove - Self-esteem Project (Unilever)
The Dove project delivers self-esteem education
to 8-17-year-olds through lessons in schools, workshops and
online resources. The 'Mindful
Me' activity guide - developed with psychologists, experts
and pioneers in body image and girl development - helps girls build body
confidence and self-esteem. Unilever successfully achieved its goal of reaching 15 million young people by 2015.
Recruitment Award winner
Last year, HSBC announced a 50/50
recruitment target to increase the number of women moving into senior
management roles. It's also committed to creating a more diverse
senior leadership team, introducing a Professional Returners programme to
support candidates for senior manager roles who have been out of the workplace
to care for children or other dependents. HSBC also promote a family friendly
working culture that offers flexible working, a best-in-market shared parental
leave policy and a guarantee of part-time work if returning parents want
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