Today, firstlight PR has been named as one of the UK’s top 20 best places to work by Great Place to Work’s Best Workplaces survey.
The agency was ranked in the ‘small’ category of the survey which features organisations with 20-49 employees. firstlight is ranked 16th out of the UK’s 70,000 small businesses.
The Best Workplaces’ methodology includes an employee survey and audit into each organisation’s management and HR practices. The award recognises the strength of firstlight’s leadership and the range of innovative and creative HR policies contributing to a thriving workplace culture.
Paul Davies, founder and managing director at firstlight, said: “Our philosophy is simple – to create an environment that respects, rewards and builds the careers of our people and allows them to deliver exceptional work for our clients. To be recognised as a ‘great place to work’ for the second year running is a testament to the amazing people we have working with us, and to the unique culture that they have helped to create.”
Tom O’Byrne, Great Place to Work CEO, said: ‘We are delighted to see firstlight on our Best Workplaces list again this year. It is a validation of the strength of their leadership and their commitment to creating the kind of culture which attracts and retains the best talent and where people have pride in what they do and want to do their best. The hallmark of a great workplace like firstlight 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.”