And the best firm to work for is...

High street jeweller Beaverbrooks has been named the UK’s top company to work for in the Sunday Times’ 100 Best Companies to Work For list. The family-owned firm, of which Mark Adlestone is the MD, donates 20 per cent of its post-tax profits to charity each year. Adlestone said: “Our work ethic is as important to us as ever and we pride ourselves on making our working environment open, positive and motivated.”

    Last updated: 12:05pm, March 26 2009