Awards & Recognitions
For us, the greatest reward is having customers come back time and time again. But it’s always a pleasure when M&S is acknowledged by industry and further afield. Best of all, it means true recognition of the effort our people make day in, day out. Our thanks and congratulations to all of them.
Best place to interview
We were thrilled to be voted as one of the best places to interview in the UK. Candidates felt their experience with us was transparent and friendly, with clear communication during the process and after.
Supermarket of the Year 2017
This is one of the most coveted awards in our industry, and M&S won because of the dedication and passion of our people. It’s testimony that both hard work and teamwork bring accolades.
Best Career Site 2017
From the WhatsApp function to great stories and questions, the judges liked how we’d thought about the whole journey and always keep each part of the site up to date.
The Prince’s Trust Corporate Employee Awards
Breaking Barriers Award 2016
We were delighted to be given this award by The Prince’s Trust judging panel. It’s an organisation that’s close to our hearts.
Employability Award 2014
The judges liked how our scheme showed top-down commitment to tackle youth unemployment, and that young people are instrumental in designing and evolving it. It’s delivered tangible results.
Business Charity Awards
Employment Scheme 2014
We partnered with The Prince’s Trust to address youth employment by creating a bank of job-ready candidates. Some 867 participants were given contracts with M&S and others received mentoring.
Mayors Fund Trust for London
Work Experience Provider of the Year 2014
The judges felt our employees went above and beyond to deliver a four-week training and work-experience programme that actively addresses the skills gap faced by young Londoners, including real-life work experience, communication skills and employability skills.