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  • Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2015

    SLH Group
    JOE CUMMINGS HASN’T missed a day’s work since he joined SLH Group six years ago. “You don’t have a sick day because you have things to do,” says the environment and enterprise manager. “You ...
    Christians Against Poverty
    JOHN KIRKBY, FOUNDER and international director of the poverty-relief charity Christians Against Poverty (CAP), understands the burden of money worries. At 32, the former consumer finance pr...
    Wales & West Housing
    FOR THE FOURTH consecutive year Wales & West Housing (WWH) has moved up our table. The mid-size group has not only jumped two places but has gained the top spots in four of our eight factors...
    Community Gateway Association
    PURPLE REIGNS AT this housing association, created in 2005 with the transfer of 6,500 homes and surrounding neighbourhoods from Preston city council. Its 261 employees wear the colour with p...
  • Sunday Times List 2015: Big Companies

    TGI Fridays
    SIZE MATTERS AT Britain’s Best Big Company to Work For, TGI Friday’s. There is no scrimping on portions or personalities at the casual dining restaurants where high spirits are always on the...
    Sytner Group
    “I CAME FOR a week’s work experience and I fell in love with the place,” says 23-year-old Katie Shevlin, who started in the workshop at Sytner Group’s Porsche Centre Glasgow while she was st...
    American Express Services Europe Limited
    WORKING LIFE AT American Express just keeps getting better. Staff have voted the travel and financial services provider a Best Company every year bar two that we have published our lists, an...
    Marriott Hotels International Limited
    STAFF HAVE NO reservations about working for Marriott Hotels International, which ensures that its workforce is looked after almost as well as its guests. Marriott was founded in 1927 and op...
  • Sunday Times List 2015: Mid Companies

    Simply Business
    “I FEEL LIKE we’re a tech company in the insurance business,” says Joshua Fleck, the technology lead at Simply Business. A native of Minnesota, Fleck has been with the online insurance broke...
    Red Carnation Hotel collection
    IT ALL BEGAN when a young hotelier named Stanley, known for wearing a small red carnation in his lapel, met a beautiful South African woman named Bea. He taught his new wife the trade and sh...
    EMPLOYEES AT CHESS receive “happiness training” from David Pollock, the chief executive, designed to raise positivity, wellbeing and staff engagement. The sessions encourage the 320 workforc...
    MONEYPENNY WAS A brother-and sister-venture and, almost 15 years later, family values are still at the heart of this company. Rachel Clacher and Ed Reeves’s ethos has always been to treat ot...
  • Sunday Times List 2015: Small Companies

    CONNECTING PARTS OF the health system with its “one patient, one record” clinical software, TPP makes a positive difference to the world. Its 237 people, based in Horsforth, Leeds, give TPP ...
    Opus Recruitment Solutions
    DARREN RYEMILL LIKES to talk about belief. The chief executive and founder of Opus Recruitment Solutions wants people to have faith in the firm, and its 62 employees certainly respond. “I’m ...
    FIVE A DAY makes for a healthy life at the7stars. This media agency expects everyone to do some simple daily tasks: answer the phone, send a message in person, get some fresh air, share some...
    The Jenrick Recruitment Group
    LISA HENCH LIKES a spot of ballet, Maria Guasto is learning to drive and Kevin Matthews loves cricket. It’s OK to bring your personality to work at the Jenrick Group. In fact, 58 people (inc...

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Liz Pillans

Kenwood and Delonghi

Opening Quotemarks

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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