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Using your Accreditation

Use the recognition you've received and
showcase your accreditation achievement!

Congratulations. Your accreditation is recognition of all that you do to make your organisation one of the best places to work. It shows that you care about your employees – their wellbeing as well as their careers – and that you see workplace engagement as a vital part of your continued success.

From a One to Watch status through to 3 Star Accreditation, your achievement can help you attract and retain the best talent and give you an accurate benchmark against which to compare your engagement levels with others, as well as year on year. It is a standard of excellence towards which many organisations aspire and we congratulate you once again on your achievement.

Make some noise!

You’ve achieved a level of engagement that businesses around the country would love to have, so we think it’s really important that you make some noise about how well you’ve done.

You can help build positive brand awareness and showcase your organisation to potential new customers, clients and employees. It is a unique opportunity to highlight that your organisation really is one of the best to work for in the UK.

This page has been put together to help you publicise your achievement so that everyone in your organisation (and beyond) can see the wonderful job you’re doing.

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Accreditation plaques

In order to help you showcase your success, accreditation plaques are available, as soon as you receive your accreditation you can order  your plaque to display in your offices, on-site or at home.

Digital assets, such as logos and banners are also available, to decorate everything from websites to email footers.

Use the accreditation mark - Top tips...

Display your accreditation achievement with pride. Our accreditation mark can be used in multiple places to highlight your fantastic achievement and show the world your commitment to employee engagement.

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For example, why not use it on the footer of your website, where it will show any visitors to your page what you’ve achieved and how it differentiates you from your competitors?

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You can also use the mark on your organisation’s email signatures. It’s simple to implement regardless of the platform you use, and, if all of your employees use it, your message will be seen by not only internal, but external contacts too.

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A One to Watch status, or 1 - 3 StarAccreditation from Best Companies is a unique opportunity to attract the very best talent when you’re recruiting. By adding the mark onto your job advertisements you’re telling prospective employees just how much you care about your employees!

Press release...

To help with your PR we have put together the following press release, please feel free to utilise this to help showcase your accreditation achievement across multiple medias ...

“Internet Fusion are focused on growth, we fully believe that our people are who will get us to where we want to be, if they are fully engaged at work. We decided to partner with Best Companies due to their reputation and their deep insights!”

Jonathan Austin, Founder and CEO - Best Companies

Using our mark - specs

Please use the following guide when using our Accreditation marks, if you have any queries please contact us directly...

  • There are two official versions of the Accreditation Mark that can be used... with outline for use on mid and darker colours and without outline for use on white and lighter colours
  • The Mark’s design and colour schemes should not be altered in any way, and should not be disassembled, cut or reproduced in its component parts. The Mark should not be rotated, skewed or distorted within a design (examples below)
  • The Mark should be distinguished from surrounding text and/or images, please use the appropriate version of the logo
  • In print the Marks minimum height is 15mm
  • Digitally the Marks minimum height is 60 pixels
  • Clear space should be observed around each Mark. There should be a minimum of 25% of the used height as clear space around the Mark on all sides. E.g. at the minimum print height of 15mm, there would be 3.75mm of clear space, at the minimum digital height of 60 pixels, there would be 15 pixels of clear space
  • The Marks have been designed to sit alongside each other as a suite, where you choose to do this all Marks should be the same height, and start with Accreditation on the left, then national list, region, and sector (where applicable)
  •  The Mark must be displayed at a size, subservient to an organisations main branding
  • If you have any queries, with regards to the usage of the Mark please contact us

Correct use of our Accreditation Mark

Below are some examples of where and how Accreditation Marks should be used...

Accreditation logo used on white or light

When using the Accreditation Mark on white and light colours, the version of the logo with no outline should

Accreditation logo used on grey and black

When using the Accreditation Mark on mid greys through to black, the version of the logo with outline should

Accreditation logo used on colour

When using the Accreditation Mark on colours, the version of the logo with outline should

Accreditation logo used on image

When using the Accreditation Mark on images, the version of the logo with outline should

Accreditation logo used one colour

In some instances the one colour version of the logo can be used, please notify us xxxxx

Incorrect use of our Accreditation Mark - DO NOT!

Below are some examples of what you cannot do and how you should not use the Accreditation Marks...

Accreditation logo used on white or light

DO NOT stretch, squash or alter the proportions of the Accreditation Mark in any way

Accreditation logo used on grey and black

DO NOT skew, distort or rotate the Accreditation Mark in any way

Accreditation logo used on colour

DO NOT change the
colours of the Accreditation Mark to fit your branding

Accreditation logo used on image

DO NOT change the design or layout of the Accreditation Mark to fit your branding

Accreditation logo used one colour

DO NOT use the wrong version of the Accreditation Mark, please refer to usage above