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THE WEST COUNTRY is known for being rich in natural beauty, but it also has some of the most economically rundown areas of the country — which is where the South West Regional Development Agency comes in.
One of nine regional development agencies, the Exeter-based body was set up in 1999 to create jobs, make businesses more profitable and help to bring down carbon emissions.
Agency staff appreciate that an average annual salary of £34,782 goes a long way in this part of the UK, earning their employer second place across all organisations in this list with a 70% positive score for providing a Fair Deal.
They are also the happiest of any at mid-sized organisations when it comes to pay and benefits (78%). Their income is a good reflection of their duties (68%, and another top score) and staff are paid fairly relative to people in comparable jobs elsewhere (69%) and in light of what colleagues receive (64%). They are proud that the agency makes a difference to the world (76%, ranking fourth) and does its best for the environment (75%, the second highest score), and for local communities (56%).
The agency has a top 10 rating for Wellbeing (63%). Employees are not in the habit of coming home exhausted (50% and the fourth best score), do not experience stress too often (70%) and their health does not suffer (75%).
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At least 33% of senior managers are women
Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave
On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships
On-site nursery or vouchers
40% of employees with more than 5 years' service
At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay
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