Accountancy firms among UK’s best employers

Deloitte and Touche (number 79), KPMG (number 82) and Ernst & Young (number 87)were named on the Sunday Times list, which was headed by supermarket Asda.

The firms did best on work/life balance issues where both E&Y and KPMG were named in the top ten for companies in this category. Some 79% of employees of both Ernst & Young and KPMG say they are encouraged to balance work with personal life.

Fairness also helped: 72% of E&Y employees said promotions went to the most deserving, earning the firm a place in the fairest promotions top ten.

However both E&Y and Deloittes have plunged from top 40 places in last year’s poll.

Accenture, formerly Andersen Consulting, is also ont he list at number 74.

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