Press Release

17 January 2023

Mitie celebrates five years as certified UK Top Employer

  • Mitie has been certified as a UK Top Employer for the fifth year in a row
  • The accreditation recognises Mitie’s dedication to creating a great place to work by delivering excellent HR policies and people practices
  • Mitie continues to offer market leading benefits to colleagues, while placing learning, development and career progression at the centre of its HR practices

The 2023 Top Employers were revealed today with Mitie recognised as a UK Top Employer for the fifth year running - showcasing its dedication to creating a great place to work, by delivering excellent HR policies and people practices.

Following an extensive evaluation process, Mitie’s entry stood out with the introduction of market-leading benefits, available for all 68,000 colleagues, including 24/7 access to a virtual GP service, life assurance, and salary advance. Mitie is also recognised for its focus on learning, development and career progression, placing these at the centre of its HR practices with the introduction of a dedicated development toolkit.

Since entering the Top Employer evaluation, Mitie also launched a £10m Winter Support package at the end of 2022, to help colleagues with the rising costs of living. The Winter Support package benefits 40,000 of Mitie’s lower paid colleagues, and includes a £50 e-voucher that can be used at over 100 retailers, as well as a one-off bonus of up to £125 and free Mitie shares for the third year running.

Jasmine Hudson, Chief People Officer, Mitie, said:

“Being recognised as a UK Top Employer for the fifth year running is testament to our continued commitment to supporting and investing in our colleagues’ wellbeing and development. We are committed to being the employer of choice in the facilities management industry and I am so proud of the strides we have taken to make Mitie a great place to work.”

David Plink, CEO, Top Employers Institute, said:

“Exceptional times bring out the best in people and organisations. And we have witnessed this in our Top Employers Certification Programme this year: exceptional performance from the certified Top Employers 2023. These employers have always shown that they care for the development and well-being of their people. By doing so, they collectively enrich the world of work. We are proud to announce and celebrate this year’s group of leading people-oriented employers: the Top Employers 2023.”

Notes to editors

Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognising excellence in People Practices. Established over 30 years ago, Top Employers Institute has certified 2,053 organisations in 121 countries/regions.

The Top Employers Institute programme certifies organisations based on the participation and results of their HR Best Practices Survey. This survey covers six HR domains consisting of 20 topics including People Strategy, Work Environment, Talent Acquisition, Learning, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Wellbeing and more. 

About Mitie

Founded in 1987, Mitie’s job is to look after places where Britain works and is the leading facilities management company in the UK. We offer a range of services to the Public Sectors in Central Government and Defence and Communities (Healthcare, Education and Campus & Critical). Our Technical Services (Engineering Services, Energy, Water and Real Estate Services) and Business Services (Security, Cleaning and Office Services) divisions serve private sector customers in Telecoms, Financial & Professional Services, Transport and Industrials and increasingly to the public sector. Finally, our Specialist Services (Care & Custody, Landscapes, Waste Management and Spain) division serves both the public and private sectors in these niche businesses.

Mitie acquired Interserve’s facilities management business on 30 November 2020 and now employs 68,000 people. We are the champion of the ‘Frontline Heroes’ who have kept Britain working during the COVID pandemic. We take care of our customers’ people and buildings, through the ‘Science of Service’, and we are transforming facilities to be more flexible, safe, sustainable, and attractive to all.

The business continues to execute its technology-led strategy and in the past twelve months has received multiple awards.