Following on from our UK Great Place to Work® accreditation, we are delighted to announce we also ranked number 30 in the European Large Companies listing.
REL Field Marketing was recognised in this year’s ranking along with 119 other organisations in Europe. 2,340 companies employing 1.5 million employees participated in the largest annual survey in the region.
It is an honour for us to have been recognised by our employees as an organisation that promotes trust, pride and camaraderie.
Great Place to Work® is a global research, consulting and training firm. They help organisations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures.
The Europe region includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Turkey as well as the United Kingdom.
REL achieve the highly coveted Great Place to Work® accreditation for a third consecutive year in the GPTW 2017 annual survey and is now well on the way to achieveing it’s stated goal of becoming a GPTW laureate company with five consecutive rankings.
Our 2017 placement saw REL climb two places on the large company ranking list to secure 13th spot in a year where more companies than ever before particpated. For the first time since inception, a total of 37 lage companies gained the standard required to become GPTW accredited.
The methodology behind this list is one of the most rigorous workplace engagement measures available and uniquely comprises both an employee survey and an audit into an organisation’s management and HR practices both of which are measured and validated completely independently by GPTW.
Stephen Gordon, REL MD said: “People and culture are at the very heart of our vision and mission Loved by our people and first choice for customers, we genuinley believe we can only succeed in the latter by achieving the former and consequently creating a culture of trust is a key priority for REL and why we try so hard to make our colleagues feel valued and part of our family truly inspiring them to deliver better for our partners.”
“I truly believe that colleague engagement has been the fuel of REL’s significant growth over the last six years and we will continue to listen and respond to our people as we strive to become the Best Company to Work for and with for both our colleagues and customers.”
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REL Field Marketing is named by Great Place to Work® as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in the large category (organisations with 500+ employees) in their annual Best Workplaces list.
This is the Second time REL Field Marketing has achieved this honour which recognises high trust, high engagement and workplace culture. This is the driving force behind their ability to attract and retain talent which helps drive the business success.
The methodology behind this list is one of the most rigorous available and uniquely comprises both an employee survey and an audit into an organisation’s management and HR practices.
Tom O’Byrne, Great Place to Work® CEO said: ‘We are delighted to see REL Field Marketing on our Best Workplaces list this year. It is a validation of the strength of their leadership and their commitment to creating the kind of culture where employees enjoy coming to work and want to do their best. The hallmark of a great workplace like REL Field Marketing is that their policies and practices are designed around the employee; this employee focus helps attract and retain the talent essential for driving and sustaining competitive performance.’
Stephen Gordon, REL MD said: “We recognise that people engagement is the key driver of performance. Releasing discretionary effort in our people is the magic dust delivering outstanding results for great brands we represent.”
“Gaining accreditation from Great Place to Work® for the second year is a significant achievement for REL. This award recognises the strength of our leadership and the range of innovative, creative and effective policies we have which creates our workplace culture.
Placing 15th validates our approach and critically, the superior results it delivers for our customers, and of course that we are realising our vision “Loved by our people and First Choice for customers.”
REL Field Marketing is recognised as one of the best workplaces in Europe by Great Place to Work®. During an awards ceremony in Luxembourg on June 4, 2015 it was announced that REL placed 12th on this year’s list, along with an elite group of 99 other workplaces.
As a result of the 5th place ranking REL achieved in the UK Best Workplaces list, they were automatically entered into the European rankings. More than 2,300 companies participated in national list studies across 19 European countries where Great Place to Work is represented. Of these, the 100 Best Workplaces in Europe were determined. It is an honour for REL Field Marketing to be recognized by their employees as an organisation that fosters creativity, trust and camaraderie.
About the Best Workplaces in Europe List: Great Place to Work’s 13th annual Best Workplaces in Europe List ranks the top workplaces in the Europe region. Countries included in the ranking are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.
The Great Place to Work® Institute UK is part of the world’s leading consultancy specialising in employee research and workplace cultures. We help organisations improve their business performance by understanding and improving their workplace culture. Our focus is on trust which is proven to be a key driver of sustainable engagement which leads to higher business performance.
Our unique, world-leading methodology is at the core of the Best Workplaces Programme, the largest and most respected global study of people management and workplace cultures which culminates in the Best Workplace awards. Every year around the world we survey and audit the cultures of around 6,000 organisations representing some 11 million employees. This gives us unrivalled data and insights into HR and management trends and good people practices. We share this knowledge via our research, publications and events.
“Recognising that our future success and sustainability is dependent on our people, we wanted to independently validate that our engagement strategy was working in terms of cut through. We also wanted to understand what else we could be doing to build performance and drive talent attraction through engagement. The feedback from GPTW will enable us to continue to focus on the areas that matter.”
REL Field Marketing is named by Great Place to Work® as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in the large category (organisations with 500+ employees) in their annual Best Workplaces list. In addition, and on the first year of application, REL was ranked 5th of all accredited large workplaces.
The methodology behind this list is one of the most rigorous available. To be successful, participating organisations must achieve a high minimum score in their employee survey which measures the levels of trust and engagement in an organisation. The award also recognises the strength of leadership and the range of innovative, creative and effective HR policies which creates workplace culture.
“The work of these organisations is impressive,” said Tom O’Byrne, CEO of Great Place to Work®. “They provide an example that others can look to, to see what kind of outstanding workplace is possible and how to get from Good to Great, regardless of size, industry or other circumstances. For example, the growth that many of these organisations are experiencing is tremendous, and they are paying close attention to their culture every step of the way. This focus on a strong cultural foundation provides a strong competitive advantage and help pave the way for continued success as they serve their employees and their customers.”