A Newcastle company which has put community involvement at the heart of what it does is supporting a drive to find the best places to work in the North East. Muckle LLP is sponsoring The Journal’s Best Places to Work campaign, which aims to find the region’s best employers . Muckle join associate sponsors Northern Gas and Power, as well as the North East England Chamber of Commerce, the CBI and the Federation of Small Businesses, in supporting the campaign. Best Places to Work - which will culminate with an awards event in June and a guide to the region’s top employers - aims to recognise companies for things like looking after their staff’s health, offering perks and bonuses, and providing staff with a good work-life balance. The campaign will also be looking for companies that encourage their employees to become involved in their local communities - something that is high on the agenda at Muckle. Managing partner Jason Wainwright said “Is there a magic … [Read more...] about Leading law firm joins campaign to find the North East’s best places to work
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Dell has been ranked as the 'Best Place to Work in Ireland' for the second consecutive year, according to the job site's data. The multinational, which has teams in Limerick, Cork, and Dublin is joined in the top five companies listed by Apple and Google, while HP and Intel also feature in the top ten ranking. Aongus Hegarty, President, Dell EMC EMEA said that Dell works hard to create a "welcoming workplace" where employees can "carve out a rewarding and valuable career for themselves". "We invest significantly in creating an environment that is motivating and inspiring while also giving them flexibility to maintain a good work-life balance," he said. Indeed's '2018 Top 25 Best Places to Work in Ireland' index is created based on thousands of employee reviews posted on its site. A new entry to the top ten, the Irish Defense Forces take sixth spot on the list following a high-profile recruitment campaign last year. Paul Wolfe, Indeed's Senior Vice President of … [Read more...] about Revealed: Ireland’s best place to work
Is your company the Best Place to Work in the North East? Now is the time to prove it. A search to find the best workplaces in the region has been launched by The Journal with companies being urged to tell us what they do to make them a great employer. The initiative ties in with the Journal’s Invest in the North East campaign, which aims to make the region a better place in which to live and work, and has won support from the North East England Chamber of Commerce, the CBI and the Federation of Small Businesses. A supplement outlining the North East’s Best Places to Work will be published in The Journal this summer and there will also be an awards evening at Wylam Brewery in Newcastle on June 27 where a number of prizes will be handed out. Journal business editor Graeme Whitfield said: “There are lots of awards for the region’s best companies, or the biggest or the fastest growing. “What we want to celebrate here is the companies that go out of their … [Read more...] about Is your company the Best Place to Work in the North East?
A SWINDON-based business group has been named one of the best places to work by The Sunday Times. For the fourth year in a row, Business West, based in Park House, beat competition from across the country to scoop the prestigious accolade. Based on a nationwide survey of employees working at more than 900 companies, The Sunday Times ranked employers in terms of how they shape up in terms of perks, pensions, equal opportunities and engagement. Phil Smith, Business West’s managing director, said: “People are everything at Business West, and to be recognised by the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit organisations to work for four years in a row is fantastic. “As a not-for-profit company with 200 staff, we aim to make this area the best place to live, learn and work. 21,000 businesses trust us to help them start, grow, innovate and trade internationally - as well as lobby government on their behalf, so it is vital that our people feel valued and that they do the … [Read more...] about Business West named one of the best places to work by The Sunday Times
A new study aimed at finding the best city in France to work has ranked Nantes as top of the pile for the second consecutive year. Rose Trigg explains why we should pack our bags and head out west. The study by L’Express newspaper ranked Nantes top of the tree for the best place to work out of France's biggest towns and cities apart from Paris. But it's not just the L'Express study that suggests Nantes is thriving. In The Local's own study on the best cities in France to live for foreigners, Nantes was ranked second, above Paris (5th) and was only beaten by its close neighbour Rennes. So why is Nantes the place to be right now? The president of the city's Chamber of Commerce and Industry previously spelled it out for The Local. “It’s got a privileged location in the heart of the “Great West” region,” said Yann Trichard. But it’s also not far from Paris, has a balanced economy and powerful industrial base, he added. He also … [Read more...] about Why the best place to work in France right now is… Nantes