Law firm Thorntons named Scotland’s Best Employer

Law firm Thorntons took top honours at Insider’s Scotland’s Best Employer Awards.

Dundee-based Thorntons, who employ more than 380 staff and 45 partners across 10 regional offices – Anstruther, Arbroath, Cupar, Dundee, Edinburgh, Forfar, Kirkcaldy, Montrose, Perth and St Andrews – also took the Large Scottish Employer of the Year prize.

Thorntons commitment to flexible working means almost 40 per cent of staff are now working outwith standard hours.

The firm has also introduced the Swedish concept of Fika, which is focussed on developing connections between people.

The judging panel said Thorntons have shown “great commitment to its staff directly which has has had a direct impact on the businesses success”.

Commenting on the award wins, Thorntons chairman Jack Robertson said: “We have invested in our firm through a number of strategic mergers in recent years and our legal and support teams across all our locations are vital to our continued success.

“We carried out an Employee Survey earlier this year and were thrilled with the positive feedback we received from people.

“As a service business, a high level of colleague engagement is crucial to delivering excellence to clients.”

Congratulations to Debbie & the team!

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