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Mears Group named as one of the top ten big companies to work for in the UK

28 November 2023
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Mears Group has been recognised as one of the top ten big companies to work for in the UK

Gloucester-based housing provider Mears Group has been recognised as one of the top ten big companies to work for in the UK.

The specialist housing provider, which employs more than 5,400 people across the UK, was ranked as the eighth overall best big company to work for in the prestigious best companies’ league table for 2023.

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As part of its focus on social value, Mears encourages its employees to engage with the communities they work in with employees being given volunteering leave and encouraged to support different projects throughout the year.

Lucas Critchley, Chief Operating Officer said: “I am so pleased that Mears has once again been named as one of the best companies to work for in the UK.

"Ensuring our employees feel valued and empowered is extremely important to us.

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"We have a real focus on creating a fair workplace which provides good employment opportunities across the regions we work in, and our progress into the top ten best companies really reflects this.

"We look forward to continuing this work and ensuring Mears continues to be a fantastic place to work."


Peter Davison is deputy editor of The Business Magazine. He has spent his life in journalism – doing work experience in newsrooms in and around Bristol while still at school, and landing his first job on a local newspaper aged 19. By 28 he was the youngest newspaper editor in the country.

An early advocate of online news, he spent the first years of the 2000s telling his bosses that the internet posed both the biggest opportunity and greatest threat to the newspaper industry and the art of journalism. He was right on both counts.

Since 2006 he has enjoyed a career as a freelance journalist. He lives in rural Wiltshire with one wife, two children, and three cats.

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