Our team are celebrating after being accredited as one of the Top 100 Great Places to Work in the UK. We placed number 36!

CEO of Candlelighters, Emily Wragg says: “This is a huge achievement for us and reflects the positive actions of each employee in creating a supportive working environment. Our donors, volunteers and families who benefit from our services deserve the very best from us, and this external accreditation confirms that we are doing the right things.” 

Emily explains: “The Great Place to Work Survey is an employee experience platform built upon 30 years of research and data, designed to measure the success of workplace culture. A number of aspects were measured, through an anonymous online survey, including support, camaraderie and leadership. We were thrilled to hear that our average score across the key measures was 97%, which is fantastic compared with an average score of 78% for the non-profit sectors.” 

Each year, in Yorkshire alone, over 150 children are diagnosed with some form of cancer. We offer family support in many forms, from financial support for families and funded holidays, to talking therapies, wellbeing treatments and support groups for siblings. 

We have invested in childhood cancer research for 45 years and just last year invested over half a million pounds which helps children with cancer across the UK and internationally. We also invest in the wards at Leeds Children’s Hospital by funding posts and equipment, as well as having our own team of Family Support workers based at the hospital. 

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