Nominet Retains First Class Star Status with Best Companies Workplace Award

Nominet logoAnyone thinking of working in the UK should consider working for Nominet as they have retained their First Class Star Status’ Accreditation by Best Companies Ltd according to the news release below. The accreditation is based on a ‘Michelin-style’ star rating system and focuses on employee engagement with their organisation and acknowledges companies that provide an excellent working environment for its employees.

Nominet Retains First Class Star Status with Best Companies Workplace Award

Nominet has retained its ‘First Class Star Status’ accreditation by Best Companies Ltd.

Oxford Based Nominet Awarded Star Status for its Commitment to Employees.

Nominet, the .uk domain name registry, has retained its ‘First Class Star Status’ Accreditation by Best Companies Ltd. The accreditation is based on a ‘Michelin-style’ star rating system and focuses on employee engagement with their organisation and acknowledges companies that provide an excellent working environment for its employees.

The scheme acknowledges and rewards organisations that provide excellent workplaces, excellent workplace practices, and great leadership as defined by its own employees.

This year, 653 companies applied to achieve ‘Star Status’, a 33.5% increase on applications in 2007. 558 organisations made it through the process, which led to over 140,000 employees from these organisations being surveyed. Less than half of the organizations that applied have achieved ‘Star Status’ success.

Lesley Cowley, CEO of Nominet, comments: “We’re delighted to have again been recognised for our commitment to employees in achieving first class star status for the second year in a row. Gaining the status last year was a great result for Nominet and coming back and achieving it for a second year really shows the effort we have made to ensure best practice and learning from last year was carried through. The Best Companies’ independent feedback showed that our employees enjoy their work environment and are proud to be working at Nominet. We understand that it’s the team that makes our organisation what it is. Our efforts to remain a leader in the UK Internet industry rely on our people being supported in their jobs and being provided with an excellent working environment.”

Jonathan Austin, Chief Executive, Best Companies adds: “I would like to congratulate Nominet on their outstanding achievement. Our role at Best Companies is to set a rigorous benchmark so that organisations can become even better employers. This year it is encouraging to see that the number of companies entering the accreditation scheme for excellence in workplace engagement has grown by one third.”

This news release along with more information on .uk domain names and Nominet is available from www.nominet.org.uk/news/releases/?contentId=4772

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