ILF Scotland has been announced as one of the UK’s Top 10 Family Friendly Employers by Working Families! Now in its twelfth year, employers large and small from across the public, private, and third sectors compete annually to gain a coveted place on the charity’s list of Top Employers for Working Families.

To achieve this, ILF Scotland was able to demonstrate its exceptional approach to flexible and family friendly working policies. The organisation was scored on four key areas including integration to organisational strategy and culture, policy, consistent practice and evidence and statistics.

ILF Scotland’s Chief Operating Officer, Harvey Tilley, said:

‘This is third time we have recognised as a Top 10 Best UK Employer in the Working Families Benchmark. We are particularly proud this year after the challenges of Covid for everyone, that we have continued to build on the success of previous years.  Being the only Scotland based organisation and SME on the whole list we are thrilled to be ranked alongside such forward thinking people focused organisations.

ILF Scotland supports disabled people in Scotland and Northern Ireland based on their needs, goals and personal circumstances. Often, their lives do not fit nicely around a 9-5 working pattern and requires our team to be flexible around their needs.  We have extended this approach to our staff and have embedded a life friendly caring culture into our normal way of working with each other.  Life-friendly working for us simply means that we have the foundations to deliver even better outcomes for disabled people, which is what we all strive to do all the time.

To work for an organisation that respects, trusts and cares for colleagues in the way that ILF Scotland does is a constant inspiration and privilege. My thanks goes to Working Families for their advice and guidance over the years. It also goes to my colleague Aileen McNiven who has been the driving force behind our life friendly staff offer and my colleagues who make me proud to work for ILF Scotland every day.’