Best companies

When looking for a new job it makes sense to not just find the right role, but find one in a company in which you feel you will flourish. A company with the right attitude towards its staff. One that lives its values. Here are some sites to help you compare different organisations in the UK and how their employees really feel about them.

List of UK's Best Workplaces 2009
A "great place to work" is defined as one in which you trust the people you work for, have pride on what you do, and enjoy the people you work with. Companies are rated on credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.

Best Companies Guide
The Best Companies Guide uses confidential feedback from employees to find out just how good their employers really are. Companies and organisations are then scored using a unique three-star accreditation system.

List of progressive companies for women
Also an online jobs board, but where employers advertise directly rather than through agencies. Identify progressive companies at

Part time jobs for working mums