Peterborough based Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited, parent company to KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Hotpoint and Indesit, has been officially recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2020 in the UK.
Whirlpool EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) has been awarded, for the third year in a row, the prestigious Top Employer Europe for 2020, having been certified by the Top Employer Institute in five Countries (UK, France, Italy, Poland and Russia).
Organisations certified as Top Employers dedicate themselves to providing the very best working environment for employees through their progressive ‘people-first’ HR practices.
Outstanding employee conditions have earned Whirlpool UK a coveted spot among a select group of certified companies. Whirlpool UK has also been recognised for nurturing and developing talent, while aiming to continuously enhance employment practices. The Top Employers Institute assessed Whirlpool’s employee offerings on the following criteria:
- Talent strategy
- Workforce planning
- Learning and development
- Performance management
- Leadership development
- Career and succession management
- Compensation and benefits
Camila Perina, HR Director UK & Ireland, Whirlpool UK says: “Whirlpool UK is honoured to have been awarded the prestigious Top Employers recognition for a third consecutive year and to be recognised for our continued dedication. This fantastic achievement makes us proud of being part of Whirlpool Corporation and motivates us to continue developing our employment practices.”
Top Employers Institute, CEO, David Plink says: “To become recognised as a Top Employer, an organisation will have to prove that the implementation of their people strategies enriches the world of work of their employees. The certified participants are a shining example of a dedication to people practices as they continuously commit to empowering their employees for a better world of work. Congratulations!”
To learn more about the Top Employers Institute and the Top Employers Certification, please visit www.top-employers.com
- Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited has been officially recognised as a Top Employer 2020 in the UK and Whirlpool EMEA has been awarded Top Employer Europe for 2020
About Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited:
Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited is managed by Whirlpool EMEA, part of Whirlpool Corporation, the global leader in manufacturing and marketing of home appliances.
Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited fully supports the AMDEA safety initiative, Register My Appliance, and is committed to encouraging householders to register their appliances: www.registermyappliance.org.uk
About Whirlpool Corporation:
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the leading major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at whirlpoolcorp.com.
About Top Employers Institute Certification Programme
The Top Employers Institute Global Certification Programme has certified and recognised more than 1,600 Top Employers in more than 119 countries/regions across five continents.
The HR Best Practice Survey encompasses over 100 questions which cover 600 ‘People Development’ practices across 10 topics: Talent Strategy, Workforce Planning, Talent Acquisition, On-boarding, Learning & Development, Performance Management, Leadership Development, Career & Succession Management, Compensation & Benefits and Culture.
About Top Employers Institute
Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognising excellence in people practices. We help accelerate these practices to enrich the world of work. Through the Top Employers Institute certification programme, participating companies can be validated, certified and recognised as an employer of choice. Established more than 28 years ago, Top Employers Institute has certified over 1,600 organisations in 119 countries. These certified Top Employers positively impact the lives of nearly 7,000,000 employees globally.
Top Employers Institute. For a better world of work.
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11th February 2020