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These are the best UK charities to work for, it's been claimed

A company claims to have uncovered which are the best UK charities to work for.

Raffolux – which calls itself a charity raffle company, looked through information gleaned from YouGov and Glassdoor to compile a top 50 of charities where employment happiness scores the highest.

It has identified that Cancer Research UK was found to be the best charity in terms of employee happiness and public popularity, rating 8.1 out of 10 on YouGov and 4.1 out of 5 on Glassdoor.

Among the top 10 charities, Macmillan Cancer Support, British Heart Foundation and Keep Britain Tidy all rated a happiness score of 15.7, and NSPCC and Alzheimer’s Society scored 15.1. 

The data provided by YouGov was determined by the number of positive opinions that the charities have received from the public, whereas Glassdoor scores are a result of employee satisfaction.

Raffolux established the overall happiness score by analysing both datasets. 

RankCharity Happiness Score
1.Cancer Research UK16.3
2.Macmillan Cancer Support15.7
3.British Heart Foundation15.7
4.Keep Britain Tidy 15.7
5.Great Ormond Street Hospital15.5
6.Dementia UK15.3
7.RNLI Lifeboats15.2
8.Royal British Legion15.2
10.Alzheimer's Society 15.1

Glassdoor: Keep Britain Tidy Rated Happiest Charity 

In tandem with Happiness at Work Week (25-29 September), Raffolux discovered that based on average review scores from employees on Glassdoor, Keep Britain Today was rated the happiest charity to work at with a score of 4.5 out of 5.

Policies such as healthcare and pension schemes, maternal and paternal leave, and generous holiday allowances were among the highlighted employee perks.  

RankCharity Score /5
1.Keep Britain Tidy4.5 
2.Cancer Research UK4.1
3.Dementia UK 4.1
4.British Heart Foundation3.9
5.Alzheimers Society3.9
6.RNLI Lifeboats3.9
7.Royal British Legion3.9
9.Macmillan Cancer Support3.7
10.Great Ormond Street Hospital 3.6