Nottingham construction firm awarded three-star Best Companies accreditation

Nottingham-based multi-disciplinary construction consultancy, Edmond Shipway, is pleased to announce it has been awarded three star ‘extraordinary’ accreditation, the highest standard for workplace engagement, from employee engagement specialists Best Companies. 

The exclusive endorsement is based on the results of an extensive staff survey which collates honest feedback from employees relating to their wellbeing, pay and benefits, opportunities for personal growth and the standard of leadership, as well as a host of other indicators. It recognises firms that truly excel, fostering an environment in which its staff are personally and professionally enabled to operate at the highest possible standard for their clients.

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Edmond Shipway was further praised for demonstrating a commitment to meaningful employee engagement through its continued investment in its staff via the National Training and Development Plan, the implementation of a strong charity programme and improvements to its induction processes.

As a result of its accreditation the business has, for the first time, earnt a place on the Sunday Times100 Best Small Companies to Work For list. It was announced at the annual awards ceremony last night that the company placed at number 41 in the national tables.

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Clive Layton, Director of Edmond Shipway in Nottingham, said; “Having achieved “outstanding” status in 2016, I am thrilled that our efforts to improve our engagement processes have been rewarded with this extraordinary accreditation and a place on the Sunday Times Best Companies lists. We are very proud of our staff retention rates and I believe that a key factor in our success has been listening to and working with them to develop a rewarding package of positive engagement policies and great staff benefits.”