05 February 2018

IHG® awarded Top Employer in the UK for the fourth year running

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IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has been accredited as a Top Employer for corporate employees in the UK for the fourth year running.

As part of an independent research study by the Top Employers Institute, IHG has been celebrated for providing an exceptional employee environment, with a focus on nurturing and developing talent across the organisation. This was supported by strong HR leadership, systems, and processes which worked together to challenge and continually improve employee practices.

The Top Employer Survey analyses a range of employee factors including Talent Strategy, Workforce Planning, On-boarding, Learning and Development, Performance Management, Leadership Development, Career and Succession Management, Compensation and Benefits, and Culture. 

Elaine Grell, Vice President Human Resource Europe & Group Functions commented: “Receiving this accreditation for the fourth year running showcases the hard work and dedication that IHG puts into making this a great place to work. Our aim is to make sure that we not only have the right people in the right roles but are also focused on the training and development of our teams – something that is clear to see in the number senior leaders who have grown from within the business.”

There are more than 350,000 people working across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally and over 700 corporate employees in the UK. 



For further information please contact:

Chloe Bugelly
+44 (0) 1895 512 204

Iman Denney-Brown
+44 (0) 1895 512 267

About IHG®

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo®, EVEN® Hotels, HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn®, Holiday Inn Express®, Holiday Inn Club Vacations®, Holiday Inn Resort®, avid™ hotels, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.


IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns nearly 5,300 hotels and more than 785,000 guest rooms in almost 100 countries, with more than 1,500 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members.   


InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales. More than 350,000 people work across IHG’s hotels and corporate offices globally.


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