2018 awards are OPEN for entries!

The Scottish Top Employers for Working Families are totally unique. These are the only business awards which specifically recognise employers that have created a great flexible and family friendly working culture.

Our awards celebrate forward thinking employers that support their people, in whatever way, to happily combine their home and work life and harness the business benefits this brings.

If this makes sense to you, then tell us the story about your organisation, what you are doing, and what makes you a great family friendly employer.

2018 Categories are:

Best for Innovation

Best Large Private Sector Employer

Best SME Employer

Best Public Sector Employer

Best Third Sector Employer

Download the application form and enter now!

Application deadline: 6th November 2017.

The Awards are judged by esteemed business and policy leaders.


The 2018 Awards are sponsored by:



Winners will be announced at our ‘Bright Lights’ event in Glasgow 22 March 2018. The Awards will be hosted by Professor Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director, Scottish Government– Host of TedX Glasgow 2017!

Speakers Confirmed! David Eustace, Scottish photographer and director, world renowned for his fashion, celebrity and art photography. His recent ‘What If’ talk at TedX Glasgow was met with huge acclaim and he is in hot demand so we are over the moon to have David share his wonderful story with our guests.

And we also have a real champion of a business woman, not only to us but also within the business community, Petra Wetzel, founder and MD West Brewery, who has grown her business from a self-contained German style beer hall and brewery on Glasgow Green into a successful distribution operation with over 1,000 venues in the UK now stocking WEST beers. She is also mum to a 12-year old boy and embraces and encourages working flexible to get the best of people.