Making the games industry a better place to work

What is Best Places

The Best Places To Work Awards is the only event to celebrate employer excellence specifically for the video games industry.

2021 marks the awards fifth year in the UK. On September 16th, the all-digital event will feature in-depth analysis on issues impacting the HR industry, such as challenges around COVID-19, inclusion and diversity and harassment.

Participation in the awards is strictly confidential (we will only reveal the winners), and those that don't make the final cut (and even those that do) can receive their employee scores in order to identify any areas of improvements. The awards are completely free to take part.

What awards you could win

Outside of our Best Places badges, there are a number of special awards up for grabs. Including:

  • The Corporate Social Responsibility Award 
  • The Health and Wellbeing Award
  • The Diversity Award
  • The Education Award
  • The Environmental Award
  • The Best Boss

Previous Winners

How to take part

Click below button to submit your details and request our Best Places To Work Awards Forms


June 16th: Submissions Open

August 14th: Employer and Employee Survey Deadline

September 16th: Winners Revealed

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Gives our people the confidence that they’re working in one of the best places to work in Video Games

Nick Duncombe
Playground Games

Incredibly rewarding to have something that shines a light on our greatest asset; our people and our teams.

Sarah Howell
Creative Assembly

Given us a good insight into what our staff thinks about where they work

Tracy Clark
Sega Hardlight

UK Awards Highlights