Mission: To offer the highest levels of customer service in the industry with dedication and passion from all of our teams. Vision: To be the number one Cloud services provider in the UK and to achieve £15 million EBITDA at the 5 years target.
HEAD IN THE cloud, feet on the ground: staff at ANS Group consider themselves revolutionaries, bringing change to the fast-moving world of cloud computing technology. The IT firm shoots into the top 10 on our list, from 82nd last year. Along the way, it has picked up the award for fastest growth of the year at the VeeamON Forum awards.
ANS has a team of 252 people working at its Manchester headquarters and an office in London. The company, founded in 1996, now has more than 600 customers and a turnover of £47m. Everyone has a development plan tailored to where they would like it to go. Employees know that experience gained in their roles will be valuable for the future (a 90% positive score, ranking first on our list for this question). They also say the job is good for their personal growth (88%, third).
A focus on management training has seen improvements in morale and staff retention, resulting in a third-place score for the My Manager factor (82%). Chief executive Paul Sweeney and his senior leadership team have ditched their offices to sit alongside colleagues, and people find their managers to be excellent role models (81%, third).
Employees say ANS encourages charitable activities (95%, fourth), donating more than £62,500 last year to support Factory Youth Zone and Forever Manchester.
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