Southampton based eDigitalResearch are officially the best market research agency to work for following the company’s latest achievements at this years The Sunday Times Best Small Companies To Work For 2015.
Of just six special awards on offer this year, eDigitalResearch were awarded two – for their staff Wellbeing and Learning & Development programmes throughout the organisation.
The leading customer insight company scored highly for their ethos on work-life balance, exceptional working environments and high levels of satisfaction within the workplace. The annual company conference is one of the staff highlights, while regular team activities, dog walks and lake side picnics all help to provide a daily sense of well-being and team building.
eDigitalResearch also won the Learning and Development special award, adding to a large list of previous employment awards and confirming their commitment to creating a rewarding workplace. The company invested £100,000 into training last year alone enabling staff to attend regular coaching sessions and an internal academy. It’s not all about work at eDigitalResearch; staff are encouraged to take personal development leave and get involved in charity work and fundraising plus a variety of lessons and activities – including languages, sailing and scuba diving.
As leading Voice of the Customer specialist, eDigitalResearch has a clear focus on listening to staff, interpreting what they need to develop their careers and delighting them by providing an engaging and stimulating place to work.
eDigitalResearch scooped 27th place in the overall Best Small Companies To Work For league table, cementing their place as the top market research agency, as well as improving on last year’s results.
Chris Russell, Joint CEO at eDigitalResearch, comments, “We are absolutely delighted with this latest round of recognition for our staff development and well-being. Since our inception in 1999, we’ve worked hard to create an engaging and stimulating workplace that offers real career prospects and a chance to develop – both professionally and personally.
“We’re now experts in employee engagement. We’re able to take what we’ve learnt over the years and apply it to various scenarios with our clients – whether that’s engaging staff in the latest eDigitalResearch feedback programme or helping to action change in client organisations to better their customer experience”.
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.