Leading Voice of Customer specialist eDigitalResearch are celebrating after being named the best market research agency to work for in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies To Work For 2015.
eDigitalResearch attained their place in the top third of the overall league table, improving five places on last year’s results and claiming 27th place. Inclusion in the Top 100 Best Small Companies category, as well as receiving the highest 3 star accreditation for a fifth year running, cements Hampshire-based eDigitalResearch as one of the country’s top market research agencies to work for.
The company ranked highly for creating a caring working environment where managers are open and honest, helping employees to feel secure within their jobs. Employees also rate the company’s strong leadership and communication skills, with staff agreeing that the organisation is run on strong values and principles. eDigitalResearch focuses on listening to their staff, interpreting what they need to develop and delighting them by providing an engaging and stimulating place to work.
In addition to their outstanding result in the overall league table eDigitalResearch scooped two Best Companies special awards. Scoring highly for their ethos on work-life balance, exceptional working environments and high levels of satisfaction – enabling them to be awarded with the Wellbeing award along with the Learning and Development award. Adding to a large list of previous employment awards for eDigitalResearch this confirms their commitment to creating a rewarding workplace.
The awards also made a special mention of the company’s efforts to encourage staff to give back, with 98% of employees stating that they felt encouraged to get involved in charitable activities and give back to the local community.
Chris Russell, Joint CEO at eDigitalResearch, comments, “We are absolutely delighted to be included within the top third of the country’s best small companies to work for in 2015. The great thing about this award is that it is completely independent and voted for entirely by employees. We wouldn’t have been able to achieve all that we have in the past few months without the dedication and commitment from our staff. We always try to reward effort and the fact that we’ve now been rewarded by our team is just incredible, so a big thank you to everyone. We’re extremely proud to have been placed in the top thirty, improving from our position last year. We will work even harder over the next twelve months to improve again on our ranking, helping us to continue to attract the best talent that the research and technical industries have to offer”.
The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies To Work For award comes after yet another record breaking twelve months for eDigitalResearch. This is the fifth time the company has entered the Best Small Companies to Work For accreditation process, making it into the top 100 each time. The firm has also held an Investors in People accreditation for seven years.