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24-Nov-2021

Top 15 Life Sciences Companies to Work for in the UK (2021)

Top 15 Life Sciences Companies to Work for in the UK (2021)

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In this article, we’ve put together a list of the best Life Sciences organisations to work for in the UK, using the official rankings given by The Great Place to Work Institute in 2021.
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In this article, we’ve put together a list of the best Life Sciences organisations to work for in the UK, using the official rankings given by The Great Place to Work Institute in 2021…

Small Workplaces (20-50 Employees)

Chugai Pharma Europe

Chugai Pharma Europe employs more than 250 experts across eight European countries, including in London, UK, where around 46 employees work. This pharmaceutical organisation ranked 17th in the UK’s Best Small Workplaces list. 97% of employees are proud to tell others they work for the organisation, with 95% agreeing that management is honest and ethical in its business practices.

Chugai Pharma UK

Chugai Pharma UK works on all of Chugai’s commercial and medical activities in the UK and Republic of Ireland. With around 48 employees, the organisation ranked 18th in the UK’s Best Small Workplaces list, and scores particularly highly for its leadership, team and wellbeing initiatives and volunteering initiatives.

Sobi UK & Republic of Ireland

Based in Great Abington with around 35 employees, Sobi transforms the lives of people with rare diseases, focusing on the therapeutic areas of Haematology and Immunology. Sobi UK & Ireland ranked 19th in the UK’s Best Small Workplaces list.

London Vision Clinic

London Vision Clinic are a provider of laser eye surgery services and have approximately 56 employees based in London. 93% of employees agree that they are treated fairly regardless of race or ethnicity, with 98% agreeing that when you join the organisation, you are made to feel welcome. London Vision Clinic ranked 21st in the UK’s Best Small Workplaces list.

Medium Workplaces (51-250 Employees)

Alnylam UK

With 66 employees based in Maidenhead, Berkshire, Alnylam develops innovative medicines to transform the lives of patients with inadequate treatment options using gene silencing. As well as ranking 26th in the UK’s Best Medium Workplaces list, they are also one of the UK’s Best Medium Workplaces for Women. 96% of employees agree that their work has meaning and is more than ‘just a job.’

Insulet International

With 63 employees based in London, Insulet International is an innovative medical device company founded in the US in 2000 and established in the UK in 2017. They ranked 39th in the UK’s Best Medium Workplaces list, and 19th for the UK’s Best Medium Workplaces for Women.

Adaptimmune

Adaptimmune is a medium-sized biotech with 237 employees in the UK based in Abingdon. The organisation ranked 55th for the UK’s Best Medium Workplaces, with 93% of employees agreeing that their manager or supervisor treats them with respect, and 90% saying they feel pride over their accomplishments at work.

Alliance Pharmaceuticals

With 149 employees based in Chippenham, UK, Alliance is a leading healthcare business ranking 56th in the UK’s Best Medium Workplaces. The organisation scores particularly well for its company culture and strong team ethos.

Ipsen Milton Park

Ipsen is a global biopharmaceutical group working on innovative medicines in the therapeutic areas of oncology, neuroscience, and rare diseases. The organisation’s Research & Development hub in Oxford hosts just under 100 employees. Ipsen Milton Park ranked 57th for the UK’s Best Medium Workplaces, with 89% of employees agreeing that the organisation manages its impact on society responsibly.

Large Workplaces (251-1,000 Employees)

Stryker UK

Stryker has around 770 employees based in Berkshire and is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. The organisation ranked 2nd in the UK’s Best Large Workplaces, with 90% of employees saying management has a clear view of where the organisation is going and how to get there, and 89% saying that the organisation is overall a great place to work.

AbbVie

With more than 730 employees based in Berkshire, AbbVie is working to solve serious health issues, particularly in the therapeutic areas of immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care and virology. The organisation ranked 16th for the UK’s Best Large Workplaces, and 17th for the UK’s Best Large Workplaces for Women.

Oxford PharmaGenesis

Oxford PharmaGenesis is an independent, global HealthScience communications consultancy with more than 400 employees worldwide, including those who work at the organisation’s Oxford site. They ranked 17th for the UK’s Best Large Workplaces, with 96% agreeing that management is competent at running the business and 93% saying that the facilities contribute to a good working environment.

Biogen

With more than 220 employees based in the UK, Biogen is a leader in neuroscience and was founded in 1978 as one of the world’s first global biotechnology companies. The organisation ranked 36th for the UK’s Best Large Workplaces and has been praised with Excellence in Wellbeing.

Chiesi

Chiesi Ltd is the number one affiliate in the Chiesi Group – a global pharmaceutical company with 27 affiliates worldwide. In the UK, Chiesi employs more than 430 people, with a head office in Manchester and a Research and Development centre in Chippenham. The organisation ranked 49th for the UK’s Best Large Workplaces and 26th for the UK’s Best Large Workplaces for Women.

Super Large Workplaces (1,000+ Employees)

Abbott Laboratories

Abbott is a global healthcare leader helping people live more fully at all stages of life. More than 1,500 of it’s 107,000+ employees work in the UK. The organisation ranked 22nd for the UK’s Best Super Large Workplaces, and 7th for the UK’s Best Super Large Workplaces for Women.

Current Opportunities in the UK…

Take a look at UK job opportunities in the Life Sciences industry currently being advertised on PharmiWeb.Jobs here.