Leading Voice of Customer specialist eDigitalResearch (edr) are celebrating after being named in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies To Work For 2016.
eDigitalResearch (edr) scooped the Best Companies special award for learning and development for a second year running and placed 58th in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies To Work For league table – the direct result of eDigitalResearch’s (edr) dedication and commitment to its employees and marks the beginning of what will be a great year following the acquisition by MARU Group.
The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work For award is the outcome of a companywide survey completed by all employees, designed to assess how staff feel about a range of issues such as motivation and training. eDigitalResearch’s (edr) was recognised for high levels of employee engagement and personal development across the organisation and continuously building on their achievement of being one of the UK’s top employers.
eDigitalResearch (edr) also strongly believe in developing professional skills. The company heavily invest in training, enabling staff to attend regular coaching sessions and an internal academy. Staff are also encouraged to develop personal skills by offering an extra week paid leave for personal development which can include getting involved in charity work and fundraising plus a variety of lessons and activities – including languages, sailing and scuba diving.
Receiving the special award and a place in the top 100 is a real testament to eDigitalResearch’s (edr) passion and dedication throughout the business. Investment in training alongside an extensive array of employee perks including birthdays off, pizza lunches and regular team events (both internal and external) helped eDigitalResearch (edr), achieve the acclaimed award for the sixth year running.
Training and development both professionally and personally combined with a great office atmosphere including office dogs and scenic surroundings truly make eDigitalResearch (edr) a fantastic place to work.
Steve Brockway, Managing Director at eDigitalResearch (edr), comments, “We are absolutely thrilled to be named in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies To Work For 2016. The amazing thing about the award is that it is completely independent and voted for by our employees. We are extremely proud to receive the award again this year as we continue to grow and we couldn’t have achieved this without the dedication and commitment of our people. We have created a strong culture at the company where employees benefit both personally and professionally, helping us to attract and keep the best talent the research and technical industries have to offer”.
The news follows yesterday’s announcement that eDigitalResearch (edr) have been acquired by MARU Group – a technology enabled professional services firm delivering information and insight services. The acquisition will ensure continued investment in staff and technology development.