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The North East 30 Best Companies to Work For 2021

The 30 Best Companies to Work For in the North East 2021 - This is a list of the very best companies in the North East of England in 2021. The list consists of organisations who have at least 30 employees working from a North East post code who provided feedback during their engagement survey.

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Verdant Leisure

A bespoke holiday park operator offering self-catering lodge and caravan holidays, as well as holiday home ownership across Scotland and Northern England.

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Hotel Chocolat

We’re a British chocolatier and cocoa grower, with over 100 shops across the UK as well as cafés and restaurants.

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Motorpoint

We’re the largest independent vehicle retailer in the UK and sell nearly-new vehicles, from all of the biggest brands.

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Beaverbrooks

We’re an award-winning and family-owned jewellers and we have a passion for fine jewellery, diamonds and watches.

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Tritility

We’re business energy cost consultants, specialising in helping small-medium sized businesses to reduce their energy and overhead costs.

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Ryder Architecture

We’re an international design practice with offices in Newcastle, London, Glasgow, Liverpool, Hong Kong, Vancouver and Amsterdam.

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Roadchef

We aim to make Britain's roads a safer and happier place by de-stressing and delighting our 52 million visitors every year.

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Cox Automotive

As the world’s largest automotive services organisation, we’re committed to helping our manufacturer, fleet and dealer customers.

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Hobbycraft

Our passion for craft is at the centre of everything we do. We're here to support everyone on their crafting journey.

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Inspire North

At Inspire North we provide award-winning services and accredited training in mental health, wellbeing, housing and domestic abuse.

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BT Consumer

We’re the largest provider of Consumer mobile and fixed broadband communications services in the UK.

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UMi

We make it easier for businesses to do more and go further by finding and packaging the best information, expertise and finance.

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theworks.co.uk

Our mission is to offer customers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, built on our core principles of value, variety, and quality.

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durhamlane

As the revenue acceleration specialists, we harness best-in-class sales and marketing techniques to raise the bar in sales success.

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ResQ

We’re a contact centre outsourcer, helping businesses who want to provide their customers with a five-star service and positive outcomes.

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River Island

One of the most well-known and loved brands on the high street, we always aim to bring new and original fashion to our customers.

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Haines Watts

We’re chartered accountants who specialise in advising and supporting business owners. Currently supporting over 35,000 companies and business owners around the UK.

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Everflow Group

We’re a forward-thinking, independent water supplier, providing incredible savings to businesses in England and Scotland.

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Technology Services Group (TSG)

Here at TSG, we specialise in managed IT services, business software, telecoms and IT support.

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Accent Housing

We're a housing association who provide high quality, affordable homes with the purpose to improve our residents' lives.

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Openreach

It's our mission to build the best possible digital network with the highest quality of service, and ensure everyone in the UK can be connected.

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Utilita

We’re an electricity and gas supplier operating in the United Kingdom, specialising in Smart Pay As You Go Energy.

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Darlington Building Society

We’re a UK building society, providing mortgages, savings and home insurance as well as serving the local community.

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Oasis Community Housing

We are a Christian charity helping to tackle homelessness through our 17 different projects across the country.

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Believe Housing

We are one of the largest housing associations in the North East, providing affordable, modern and excellent housing.

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Pavers

We are one of the UK's leading comfort shoe retailers, with a focus on quality with affordability.

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Learning Curve Group

We’re a national training and education specialist, working with further education providers, employers and learners to help them achieve success.

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NHS Business Services Authority

We manage over £35billion of NHS spend annually, delivering a range of national services to NHS organisations, contractors, patients and the public.

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KP Snacks

Producing all kinds of delicious snacks for the UK’s retailers, we’re passionate about our products and proud of what we do.

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The Sumo Group

We’re one of the UK’s largest providers of end-to-end creative development and co-development services to the video games and entertainment industries.

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