We’re proud to partner with more than 100 major blue chip employers across nearly every industry in the UK and Ireland. Many of our clients have been with Bright Horizons for over ten years and we’re delighted that the latest client survey responses show that 100% of Workplace Nursery and Back-Up Care clients are satisfied or very satisfied with the service they have received.
JPM is committed to being a “best employer” and believes that Wellness is the key to supporting its people to achieve their full potential both at work and at home. It was clear from the high take-up of childcare vouchers that the company’s working parents found support for their childcare arrangements very helpful, and JP Morgan decided to launch back-up care – helping their employees to access care to enable them to work when their usual arrangements broke down.
Microsoft are committed to their workforce – they pride themselves on being an innovative workplace which fosters a flexible working culture, focused on trust in its people, giving employees the freedom to manage their work through a new digital work style and providing them with the technology and a culture of openness and transparency to work in a self-determined manner. In 2002, Microsoft UK noticed their company demographic was changing and they identified a building with great potential for a nursery space – utilising the government’s introduction of HMRC Workplace Nursery Status scheme.
The Nomura Group is a leading financial services provider and the pre-eminent Asia -based investment bank. Its European offices in London have 3,000 employees, and they introduced the Back-Up Care Programme from Bright Horizons in 2011. The scheme covers all permanent employees, with each employee having up to 10 days of emergency care that they can use each year.
Robert Gordon University (RGU) is a dynamic, modern place to study with an international reputation for providing high quality education from undergraduate through to PhD level.With a diverse and exciting range of degree programmes taught in state-of-the-art facilities by specialists who maintain close links with the world of work, RGU is consistently ranked among the UK’s top universities for graduate employment for many years. Recent accolades have included:• ‘Best Modern University in the UK’ – The Times Good University Guide 2012• Scottish University of the Year 2011• Top Modern University for Research in Scotland
Employee wellbeing is very important to Thomson Reuters, with colleagues on a global level collaborating on wellbeing initiatives. Aware that one of the major threats to wellbeing for working families relates to balancing the demands of their work and family life the US division had already partnered with Bright Horizons to provide a back-up dependant care programme for their employees.This had proved very successful, and in July 2010 the HR team in the UK were offered the opportunity to pilot the programme. Following positive uptake and review it became an on-going component of Thomson Reuters’ benefits offering in the UK.
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