WCHG recognised as Top Employer UK 2021

The Top Employers Institute, for a third-year running has officially recognised Wythenshawe Community Housing Group as a Top Employer UK 2021, for excellence in employee conditions.

Being certified as a Top Employer showcases an organisation’s dedication to a better world of work and exhibits this through excellent HR policies and people practices.

The Top Employers Institute programme certifies organisations based on the participation and results of their HR Best Practices Survey. The survey contains HR best practices within 6 domains of competence, Steer, Shape, Attract, Develop, Engage and Unite, each domain consists of three to four topics, talent acquisition, learning & development and culture.

It is also used to assess the people practices within our organisation with the scope of the certification focusing on the conditions that employers create for their employees.

The survey consists of approximately 400 HR best practices divided over 20 topics and is validated by Top Employers Institute with a dedicated HR auditor being assigned.

About Top Employers Institute

Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognising excellence in People Practices. They help accelerate these practices to enrich the world of work. Through the Top Employers Institute Certification Programme, participating companies can be validated, certified and recognised as an employer of choice. Established 30 years ago, Top Employers Institute has certified over 1 600 organisations in 120 countries/regions so we are in good company. These certified Top Employers positively impact the lives of over 7 million employees globally.

Top Employers Institute. For a better world of work.

CEO David Plink from Top Employers said, “Despite the challenging year we have experienced (which has certainly made an impact on organisations around the globe), WCHG has continued to demonstrate the power of putting their people first in the workplace. We are proud to share this year’s announcement and congratulate the organisations who have been certified in their respective countries through the Top Employers Institute programme”.

Group Chief Executive, Nick Horne said, "We are delighted to have been awarded for a third-year running, as a Top Employer 2021 for the United Kingdom. I am immensely proud that despite the past 12 months through very difficult and challenging times, our colleagues have demonstrated resilience, excellence and commitment to our community.  We pride ourselves on providing outstanding employee conditions, which has earnt us this coveted position amongst a select number of certified companies. We have already built on the firm foundations of IIP Platinum status and are committed to attracting and retaining top talent that will shape the future of our organisation, and the delivery of excellent services for the Wythenshawe Community”.