Withy King ranked as one of the best companies to work for

By Anita Jaynes on March 03, 2014

Law firm Withy King has been ranked 58th in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Mid-Sized Companies to Work For and awarded the highly sought-after Best Companies Two Star Accreditation.

Withy King, which has offices locally in Swindon and Marlborough, has been recognised for its outstanding levels of staff engagement and its commitment to creating a positive working environment for its people.

The firm’s ranking in the Top 100 was revealed  on 27 February at an awards ceremony in London and will be published in a league table in the Sunday Times on 2 March.

“In recent engagement surveys, over 90 per cent of our people told us that they were either satisfied or extremely satisfied with Withy King as a place to work,” said Graham Street, Managing Partner at Withy King. “We are extremely pleased to have been recognised on a national stage for investing in our people and creating a great working environment. Happy, motivated solicitors and support teams go a long way towards ensuring clients consistently receive the highest levels of service.”

The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For is the most comprehensive analysis of workplace engagement, opinion and satisfaction in the UK, with 896 organisations taking part and more than 240,000 employees surveyed.

Withy King employs 270 people across a network of offices in Bath, Swindon, Marlborough, Oxford, Abingdon, Thame and London. In 2013, the firm was awarded top marks in seven categories in a survey of trainee solicitors run by Lex 100, the student guide to law. Withy King was ranked second for job satisfaction and quality of work out of student entries from across the UK including global London-based law firms, achieving an average score of 96 per cent in both categories.