Four Broadgate was ranked fifth in the coveted UK Best Workplaces Awards 2015, run by the Great Place to Work® Institute UK.
The award recognises Four Broadgate’s emphasis on creating a working environment which motivates staff to deliver outstanding client service and provides them with effective coaching and development.
The Great Place to Work® Programme uses two metrics in order to determine the rankings; the first is an anonymous survey of all staff that evaluates the perception of employees about management, their colleagues and their job. The second is an audit into the organisation’s management and HR practices. The scores from both these evaluations determine whether a company makes the Great Place to Work® rankings.
Investors in People
Four Broadgate has achieved the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Gold award in recognition of its work to develop, support and inspire its employees. Four Broadgate is one of only four PR agencies nationwide to have achieved the gold standard (as of 7 January 2014). Of the 14,200 IIP accredited organisations UK wide just 1,000 (8%) hold the gold standard. Launched in 1991, IIP is the UK’s leading people management standard. It is awarded to well-run organisations which meet set criteria across areas including learning and development, leadership skills and recognition and reward of staff.
Four Broadgate was named highly commended employer of the year (2-49 employees) at the first ever Investors in People (IIP) awards.
Only three companies were highly commended in the 14 categories, with only one winner in each category.
The awards, which were held in June 2014 and received over 500 entries from all over the UK, celebrated the best people management practices amongst IIP accredited businesses. The Employer of the Year category recognises tangible business success, excellence and innovation in people management practices, as well as a clear commitment for delivering results.
Consultancy Management Standard (CMS)
As a member of the Public Relations Consultants Association, Broadgate holds the Consultancy Management Standard (CMS) – the hallmark of PR excellence. The Standard combines elements of ISO9001 and Investors in People with criteria specific to PR consultancies.