We are delighted to announce that Incremental Group has been awarded the ‘Best Employer for Flexible Recruitment award’ at The Family Friendly Working Scotland Top Employer Awards 2020.

The Family Friendly Working Scotland Top Employer awards, recognises and rewards employers that have created a flexible and family friendly working culture. Now in its sixth year, the awards celebrate forward-thinking employers who understand why flexibility is good for people – helping them successfully balance work and home life – as well as supporting business growth.

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Given the advice from both UK and Scottish Governments regarding the coronavirus crisis, Family Friendly Working Scotland hosted the award ceremony virtually via Twitter on Thursday 26th March 2020. Each award was revealed one by one via videos from the event sponsors along with a series of live tweets to recreate the awards ceremony online! Incremental’s award was presented via a video from the award sponsor, Scottish Power.

The judges emphasised that they looked for clear examples of how organisations go the extra mile to help their people achieve a good work-life balance. They noted Incremental’s excellent company culture, leadership and the support it provides for employees along with practical guidelines and good communication.

Incremental was also recognised for its progressive approach, which helps to improve equality and diversity across the business and encourages prospective candidates to explore a range of working arrangements. The judges were impressed with employee testimonials which demonstrated that the working culture makes a real difference for Incrementalists.

Overall, Incremental Group was chosen as the Best Employer for Flexible Recruitment because it embraces many forms of flexible working, which are all clear throughout the recruitment process. These include but are not limited to:

  • Part-time hours
  • Compressed hours
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Remote working

You can read Incremental’s full winner case study here.

Linda McAulay, Incremental’s People Director, said “We are honoured to have been recognised by Family Friendly Working Scotland at the Top Employer Awards for our flexible recruitment policies. Throughout our journey, we have worked hard to make sure our core values remain at the heart of everything we do. This award gives recognition to work we have done to help ensure our Incrementalists and prospective Incrementalists can benefit from a healthy work-life balance.