UK's top startups to work for according to talent

12 September 2019 Consultancy.uk

New analysis on the online job seeking behavior of thousands of employees in the UK has unveiled a list of UK's top startups to work for. The data reveals startups in the banking industry and professional services sectors enjoy the highest demand from (potential) employees.

Every year between 600,000 to 700,000 new companies join UK’s enterprise landscape, most of which are startups. These startups all seek to develop a differentiated strategy and positioning, as well as products/services that meet clients demand, with the aim of building a sustainable business.

Finding and hiring the right talent is a crucial part of this ambition, because talent can make or break a company. It is therefore key for startups to have an attractive employer branding profile in place for future recruits. In its annual Top Startups ranking, researchers from LinkedIn uncovered the UK's top startups to work for – based on data sourced from their massive user base. The network’s data scientists parsed millions of actions generated by UK-based million members, to ultimately measure in terms of reputation and employership how attractive startups are for job seekers.

An overview of UK's 15 top startups to work for:

1. Monzo Bank
Sector: Banking
Headcount in the UK: 957
Headquarters: London

2. Revolut
Sector: Banking
Headcount in the UK: 500
Headquarters: London

3. Gymshark
Sector: Sports
Headcount in the UK: 320
Headquarters in the UK: Solihull

4. Starling Bank
Sector: Banking
Headcount in the UK: 563
Headquarters: London

5. Babylon Health
Sector: Healthcare
Headcount in the UK: 1,100
Headquarters: London

6. Formula E Holdings
Sector: Automotive
Headcount in the UK: 150
Headquarters: London

7. 11:FS
Sector: Consulting
Headcount in the UK: 102
Headquarters: London

8. The Goat Agency
Sector: Marketing & Advertising
Headcount in the UK: 88
Headquarters: London

9. Tide
Sector: Financial Services
Headcount in the UK: 195
Headquarters: London

10. Curve
Sector: Financial Services
Headcount in the UK: 129
Headquarters: London

11. ClearBank
Sector: Banking
Headcount in the UK: 195
Headquarters: London

12. Gate One
Sector: Consulting
Headcount in the UK: 94
Headquarters: London

13. Bud
Sector: Information Technology
Headcount in the UK: 103
Headquarters: London

14. Thought Machine
Sector: Information Technology
Headcount in the UK: 243
Headquarters: London

15. Flagstone
Sector: Financial Services
Headcount in the UK: 60
Headquarters: London


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