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TCS ranked no. 1 employer in UK for second consecutive year

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ANI London, UK Feb 07, 2019, 03.26 PM (IST)

Tata Consultancy Services has been ranked as Britain's number one employer for the second consecutive year by Top Employer Institute.

The certification recognises TCS employee-friendly workplace practices and continued investments in building up local talent in the UK through professional development initiatives and digital skills programmes.

A variety of initiatives like Rising Stars, Emerging Leaders and Leadership Exchange facilitate personal and professional development at every level in the organisation.

"Our customers rely on our employees' consultative approach and best-in-class digital skills to power their Business 4.0 transformation," said Shankar Narayanan, Vice President and Head of TCS operations in UK and Ireland.

Ongoing employee engagement and mentorship programmes are further complemented by the use of digital technologies. These initiatives have contributed to a 92 per cent staff retention rate in the UK, benchmarked as the best in the industry.

David Plink, CEO of Top Employers Institute, said: "investment in the workforce is now commonplace in most successful companies around the globe. Once again, we're proud to award Tata Consultancy Services the UK Top Employers certification as well as the Global Top Employers certification. 

This achievement is a testament to the company's dedication to its people and one it can truly be proud of."A part of the Tata group, TCS has over 417,000 of the world`s best-trained consultants in 45 countries.