TCS Recognised as the Number 1 Top Employer in UK
Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, has been named the #1 Top Employer in the UK by the Top Employers Institute. TCS received this recognition for the third consecutive year and has been a Top Employer in the UK for the last 10 years.
The certification recognises TCS’ employee-friendly workplace practices and continued investments in building up local talent in the UK through professional development initiatives and digital skills programs. A variety of initiatives such as Rising Stars, Emerging Leaders and the Leadership Exchange, facilitate personal and professional development at every level in the organisation. These investments, initiatives and TCS’ progressive workplace policies have led to a best in class retention rate of 12.2%, over the last 12 months.
By partnering with some of UK’s largest corporations in their growth and transformation initiatives, TCS grew organically by over 20% in FY2019, making it one of the top three providers of IT and IT-enabled services in the UK. In parallel, it has become one of the largest recruiters of IT talent in the country. TCS’ UK workforce is a young and diverse one, with 54 nationalities represented. Women make up 28% of the workforce, much higher than the 17% average in the IT sector. TCS UK was named as the Best Company for Diversity and Inclusion at the 2018 Women in Technology and Data awards.
Amit Kapur, Country Head, TCS UK and Ireland, said: “We are delighted to be named the number 1 Top Employer in the UK for the third year in a row. At TCS, we recognise that our business success and continued ability to deliver the highest quality service to our customers comes from our ability to attract, retain and motivate the best talent. As one of the largest digital employers in the UK, we continue to nurture and invest in the development of our people by equipping them with the very latest, skills and expertise in the industry.”
David Plink, CEO, Top Employers Institute, said: “We are passionate about recognising and encouraging businesses that are working hard to establish and promote healthy work practices for their employees. Investing in, and enriching individuals working lives in an impactful way. To become recognised as a Top Employer, an organisation must prove that the implementation of their people strategies enriches the world of work of their employees. Tata Consultancy Services is an excellent example of dedication to people practices as they remain devoted to empowering their most valuable asset – their people.”
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