Iceland voted best big company to work for
The retailer also won a special award as Most Improved Big Company while Iceland chief executive Malcolm Walker was runner-up in the Best Leader category.
Iceland scored top marks in 19 categories in the 2014 Best Companies survey. It was Number One for offering its employees a Fair Deal as a result of its people being happier with their pay and benefits than at any other company in the survey. It also came top for promoting employee Wellbeing.
Iceland chief executive Malcolm Walker said: “We have always lived by the principle that happy staff make happy customers, and happy customers put cash in the till. Our future success will continue to be based on offering great products, fantastic value and outstanding service – and on treating our people fairly and doing our utmost to prove that it is possible to do a great job and also have some fun.”
Other retailers scoring strongly in the survey included Homebase which came in 24th place and Halfords which followed in 25th place. Mobile network operator EE took 20th position.
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