MarketMakers is named 34th Best Workplace in the UK

May 22, 2014 17:36:29 PM

Awards Great place to work UK best work places

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Following a glamorous event at The Brewery in London on May 20th, MarketMakers has been awarded the title of 34th Best Workplace in the UK. 

Every year, the Great Place to Work® Institute surveys 6,000 organisations around the world representing around 10 million employees. The result is an unrivalled insight into what organisations across all sectors and cultures do to create engaged workforces and the issues and challenges they face along the way.

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To recognise the companies that embody the Great Place to Work® methodology, the Best Workplaces Programme was created. As the largest of its kind in the world, this survey listens to both employees and management to get a holistic view of the organisations’ HR policies and practices and how these are perceived by employees.

“All Best Workplaces recognise the strategic importance of creating and maintaining high trust, highly engaged workplaces as this can improve business performance and, for many, the bottom line. Organisations are increasingly recognising the value of company values when it comes to creating a successful workplace culture and driving their businesses forward”

Tom O’Byrne,
Chief Executive
Great Place to Work ®

To help rank MarketMakers in the Best Workplaces Programme, the Great Place to Work® Institute utilised two key tools. The first was the Culture Audit© which examines how management creates trust and engagement in the workplace through various policies, practices and initiatives. The second was the Trust Index© Survey which measures the employee’s perspective of how effective those HR and management efforts have been.

As MarketMakers’ employees were able to provide direct input to the survey and their opinions determined the position of the business within the Best Workplace results, it appears that staff are happy and engaged within the current working environment.

This result is a great achievement for the Portsmouth-based telemarketing agency as not only is it now considered a Best Workplace, but the enthusiasm and talent of the employees has helped the business become the UK’s Number 1 Telemarketing Agency (as awarded by B2B Marketing).

“We continually strive to create a workplace based on trust, pride and enjoyment; and our position in this survey has assured us that our efforts have been worth it. Also being named as the UK’s Number 1 Telemarketing Agency confirms that the right workplace can directly affect the success of a business”

Henry Braithwaite,
Operations Director
MarketMakers

This latest accolade not only shows that MarketMakers’ current staff are engaged and happy in their roles, but also that the company is primed to attract and recruit the best candidates in future.

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