Arup named in Glassdoor’s Top 10 Best Places to Work UK

Ria Patel Ria Patel UKIMEA Press Office,London
11 January 2023

Global sustainable development consultancy Arup has been honoured with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award - recognising the firm as one of the top ten Best Places to Work in the UK.

Positioned at #8, Arup is the only firm operating in the engineering and architecture sectors to make the top ten and is ranked alongside organisations including Bain & Company, Google and Mastercard.

The Employees’ Choice Awards programme, now in its ninth year in the UK, is based solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies on Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruitment sites. Key workplace factors considered include career opportunities, compensation and benefits, culture and values, diversity and inclusion, senior management and work/life balance.

Attracting, developing and retaining talent across Arup is a major priority for us and we’re delighted to have received such a positive endorsement from our colleagues. As an employee-owned firm, our culture and values are essential in ensuring that we are an inclusive and diverse organisation where every individual has the opportunity to thrive. This approach, alongside our collective focus on finding new solutions to create a more sustainable world, enables a collaborative environment where our people have the flexibility to own and develop their careers in a way that works for them. ” Helen Moore Helen Moore People Leader, UK, India, Middle East and Africa, Arup

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Arup is is the only firm operating in the engineering and architecture sectors to make Glassdoor's Top 10 Best Places to Work in the UK

Below are just a few words employees shared on Glassdoor that contributed towards the award:

Great environment, stimulating, inclusive and encouraging growth and sharing knowledge. The core values are really focused on sustainability from an environmental and social perspective, the care for the employees is top and you really feel like you are part of a family. ”

Positive culture. Lots of investment in staff. Good pay. Beautiful office. Very diverse. Front facing senior management. ”

Industry leaders in various aspects of the engineering world. Clear progression and scope to design your own career path. Strong development structures and strong community support. Brilliant work-life balance. ”

Christian Sutherland-Wong, Glassdoor Chief Executive Officer, said: “The past year brought extreme highs and lows for job seekers and employees, but despite an increasingly uncertain job market, Glassdoor data shows there are still companies hyper-focused on creating outstanding employee experiences. It's encouraging to see companies doubling down on employee mental health and wellbeing, diversity and inclusion, competitive benefits and flexible work environments as we head into 2023. I sincerely congratulate all of the Best Places to Work winners.”

Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work winners were determined using company reviews shared by UK-based employees between 19 October 2021 and 17 October 2022.

Read the complete list of the Glassdoor’s top 50 UK Best Places to Work 2023 winners