Best Companies Accreditation

Quintessential Finance Group Limited

Mission / Vision

Mission: To be the UK's leading online technology focused consumer finance group. Vision: To be the most effective financial solutions provider in the UK, maximising shareholder value, customer satisfaction and employee engagement.


Women Women - At least 33% of senior managers are women
Gym Gym - On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships
Charity Activities Charity Activities - 10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours
Childcare Childcare - On-site nursery or vouchers

Best Workplace Factors


Their CEO is very entrepreneurial in his nature and is constantly bringing new ideas to the business. He is very hands on and likes to get involved in all departments, across all levels of the organisation and he has a willingness to engage all employees to maximise performance and utilise their full skill range.


Quintessential Finance Group have fresh fruit delivered on a weekly basis which is available to everyone free of charge. This is openly encouraged across the business to promote a healthier lifestyle and enhance employees' well being. They have also created a funky break out area in their offices where there is a pool table, TV, books and bean bags where people can relax and chill out during their breaks. Additionally, they have developed a connection with a local gym and they have negotiated with them a reduced corporate rate for people and their friends and family, so people can attend the gym and classes to get fit and de-stress. They have also worked hard to develop a relationship with Alton Towers and they have a corporate arrangement with them where all employees can get reduced price tickets and enjoy a fun day out with their family, again encouraging well being and a positive work life balance.

Giving Something Back

They had the Quintessential Bake off in April 2013 and all the money raised was matched by the company and the money given to charity. Additionally, they gave a large amount of the cakes they made to local businesses nearby and they also took them to Macclesfield Accommodation and Care, a charity that helps the needy homeless in their local area to be enjoyed by those the charity supports.


What our clients say

Liz Pillans

Kenwood and Delonghi

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The partnership that we've had with Best Companies has had a massive impact on the culture of the organisation and I think we have really safeguarded our future. We can also see that there are lots of other areas we could improve in and I think with the help of Best Companies supporting us with the feedback that we get, it's really going to reinforce what we're doing and help us in achieving the goals that we need to achieve as a business.

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Eamon Fitzgerald

Naked Wines

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What differentiates Best Companies is the reputation and trust. It's the number one employee engagement survey

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Will Leonelli

Flight Centre

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We believe participation in the programme helps us to attract quality staff who are looking for a long, progressive career rather than just a job, as well as attract suppliers who want to work with us and customers who want to buy from us. Our employees feel engaged and inspired by what they do and the Best Companies programme is pivotal in enabling us to celebrate our successes whilst also recognising tangible goals for the future so that we can continue to be one of the UK’s best places to work.

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Matthew Sanders

Brookfield Rose

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Brookfield Rose has worked with Best Companies for five consecutive years. We believe happy employees make for happy clients, and Best Companies provides both a measure and guidance, in order for us to continuously improve our service offering, and look after our people.

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