uk.superbrands.com Superbrands UK Vol. 23 Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has retained both its position as the UK’s most trusted IT partner and its ranking as the UK’s largest supplier of software and IT services (SITS) in revenue for the second year by TechMarketView, authenticating its position as a key contributor to the British economy Market TCS has been operating in the UK for over 45 years and continues to expand its market share through new strategic partnerships. The company recently reported its highest ever global revenue, with the UK market growing by 14.3% to reach £2.99bn in 2021. Over the last two years, TCS’ leadership and technology expertise helped many UK businesses to quickly adopt agile remote-working practices and safeguard their employees, so they could maintain continuity and thrive despite the disruption. Product TCS provides trusted IT consultancy to some of the biggest British brands, including BT, Virgin and Nationwide. However, the company’s success is not simply related to the number or size of its impressive customer base, but is a reflection of its proven history in delivering innovative technology solutions and IT consultancy. Last year, TCS won several contracts to accelerate digital transformation of the nation’s local government services. This includes being appointed as strategic partner to the Student Loans Company (SLC), for delivery of internal and external business applications and services, and Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (CoTs) technologies. The company also recently signed a 10-year contract with Transport for London (TfL) to implement a sophisticated cloud-based mobility system that will reimagine the administration of taxi and private hire vehicles across the capital. In July, TCS launched the ‘INNOVATE’ workspace and agile incubator powered by TCS Pace™ at Boots’ headquarters in Nottingham. TCS continues to drive the transformation of the British retail sector and encourages a start-up culture by helping employees develop new skills. From its work in the insurance sector, TCS was recently selected by Phoenix Group to launch an Innovation Forum in collaboration with TCS’ Co-Innovation Network (TCS COIN™) and FinTech Scotland, which is essential to encourage greater financial inclusion and ensure the wellbeing of customers. Achievements The past year has seen TCS secure the top spot in customer satisfaction among the UK’s top IT spending companies for the seventh consecutive year, achieving the highest score of 82% by independent analyst firm, Whitelane Research. In recognition of the company’s commitment to its employees, TCS also received Top Employer status after being named as one of the UK’s Top 25 Best Big Companies to Work For by the Top Employers Institute. Consistent growth and a focus on nurturing talent has meant TCS is one of the largest IT employers in the UK, with around 19,000 employees in a workforce that is increasingly diverse in terms of race, nationality, ethnicity, gender, age and sexual orientation. At the 2021 HR Network Scotland National Awards, TCS won Best Employer / Workplace of the Year after impressing the judges by seamlessly transitioning to Secure Borderless Workspaces™ during the pandemic as part of an innovative and agile remote working model that safeguards the health and wellbeing of all employees. Recent Developments It has been one year since TCS committed to continue ‘building on belief’, as part of an ambitious brand vision to shape a better future for individuals, local communities and the planet. The past year has seen TCS secure the top spot in customer satisfaction among the UK’s top IT spending companies for the seventh consecutive year, achieving the highest score of 82% by independent analyst firm, Whitelane DID YOU KNOW?