Eden Among UK’s Top Workplaces

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The Eden Project was today named among the top fifty of the Great Place to Work® Institute UK’s annual rankings of the UK’s Best Workplaces. The company featured prominently in the list of the top fifty best companies, which was topped this year by Google.

The organisation was commended for its commitment to the development of its employees. In an industry renowned as extremely competitive the firm has made the welfare of employees a top priority. A commitment to fostering personal and professional excellence ensures the Eden Project stands out amongst its peers.

The Great Place to Work® Institute evaluates the degree of trust in relationships at organisations by analysing employee responses to its Trust Index© Employee Survey and Culture Auditã management survey. The research encompasses key metrics that determine a leading working environment, from the benefits available to employees through to levels of employee engagement with senior management.

The UK’s Best Workplaces Programme is run by the Great Place to Work® Institute UK, which forms part of the world’s largest scheme to recognise excellence in people management. A great place to work is one where employees trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do and enjoy the people with whom they work.

Williams Johnson Mota, Business Development and Sales Manager for Great Place to Work® Institute commented:
“The Eden Project exemplifies what it means to be a great place to work. The organisation has managed to balance a dynamic culture with a commitment to professional excellence. The organisation is committed to the personal and professional development of employees. Many firms would do well to emulate the best practice human resources management policies employed by this charitable organisation.”

The TOP 10 UK’s Best Workplaces 2008

1. Google
2. The Structure Group
3. Asthma UK
4. Impact
5. Novo Nordisk Ltd.
6. Beaverbrooks
7. Academee
8. Fishburn Hedges
9. Yell
10. Admiral

The Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research and management consultancy with expertise on workplace transformation and has a presence in 32 countries worldwide. The global research programme is the world’s largest in the sector with over 4,000 organisations and over 1.5 million employees surveyed each year.

For over 25 years the Great Place to Work® Institute has been working with clients all over the world to help them to understand what constitutes a great place to work and develop the culture of their organisation using the Great Place to Work® model.

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