The best companies to work for in the UK


Many Latin Americans dream of starting a new working life in the UK. After all, the UK attracts with its high salaries and job opportunities, which in turn means a better quality of life.

In the UK normal working hours are 40 hours per week at a minimum wage of £5.35 an hour. In general, UK companies look for foreign employees who meet the following profile:

  • Good command of English
  • European passport, work visa or documentation required to work in the UK
  • to be 18 years old or more
  • Responsible, mature and eager to work people

Where to get a good job?

Great Place to Work is a management consulting and research firm with headquarters in the United States and locations around the world. Every year, it publishes the results of the best work companies in almost all countries. Here are the top 5 finalists of 2011 in the UK:

1.Baringa Partners

Baringa is a private professional services company with approximately 160 employees. The jobs are focused on the use of renewable energy, sustainable development and finance.

2.NetApp UK Limited

NetApp UK Limited is a publicly traded company. It has more than 350 employees focused on information and technology. The best paying and available jobs are in the areas of design, engineering, and computing.

3.Twinings – UK and Ireland

Twinigns won’t have 100 employees yet, but it’s already making waves in the tea manufacturing and production industry. Just as its website suggests, it ensures that its employees do not have stress and have a productive and balanced life.

4.Bacardi Brown-Forman Brands

This company of 300 employees is in charge of the production and distribution of alcohol under the well-known Cuban-Puerto Rican international label, Bacardi.

5.Taff Housing Association

Taff Housing Association is a non-profit society that provides social, community, government and housing services to people with limited resources. Today it has around 150 employees and its immense contribution has been felt throughout the UK.