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.
Movement to Work
2017 Movement to Work Large Employer Award
We are delighted to have won this award showcasing our commitment to supporting young people into work. We run our programme in partnership with The Prince’s Trust and have supported over 7,000 young people since the programme began 5 years ago, with over 5,000 of those going into work. Here’s to 5 more successful years of changing young lives!
Fashion Retailer of the Year – Consumer Choice
For the third year running, we were awarded the Drapers Multi-Channel Retailer award. With 2000 customers voting, we were thrilled to be awarded the customers' number one.
The Retail Appointment
TOP TEN RETAIL EMPLOYERS 2017
We were rated as one of the most attractive brands to work for in the UK. Professionals surveyed were asked to base their opinion on a number of factors including word of mouth, reviews and their experience of service the last time they were in our store.
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.