A record 1,086 organisations from the private and public sectors applied for Best Companies Accreditation this year and of these, just 50 companies achieved three stars. 255 organisation in London received accreditation, the highest concentration in the UK. Just 13 of them achieved the coverted 3 Star Status.
Jonathan Austin, CEO and founder, Best Companies comments: We would like to congratulate Mount Anvil on its outstanding achievement. An engaged workforce is essential as organisations move out of the recession and into a more stable economic situation. No doubt many organisations have tackled redundancies and rapid change this year. But organisations like Mount Anvil that have kept on engaging their staff and making sure they are involved in the business will be in a good position for the future and should be congratulated for their efforts."
Best Companies established the accreditation award to acknowledge excellence in the workplace. Based on staff feedback it looks at employee engagement as an integral part of a company's success and growth, and sets a benchmark for other employers. The accreditation scheme follows a Michelin star style system with companies awarded one star for first class, two stars for outstanding and three stars for extraordinary performance.