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Imagination #38 in Newsweek UK’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces 2022

03 November 2022
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Imagination ranked 38 among 100 UK companies recognised for employee sentiment and satisfaction.

Newsweek announced its first annual rankings for the UK’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces® list, and we are honoured to be listed. The 2022 U.K.’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces® are the result of a collaboration with the Best Practice Institute (BPI), a leadership development and benchmark research company.

The results were determined after surveying more than 1.4 million employees from businesses with workforces varying in size from 50 to more than 10,000. The list recognises companies that put respect, caring, and appreciation for their employees at the centre of their business model and, in doing so, have earned the loyalty and respect of the people who work for them.

“We’re chuffed to be recognised as one of Newsweek’s Top 100 UK’s Most Loved Workplaces. It’s a fantastic accolade to receive and one where credit belongs to all the brilliant individuals at Imagination who make our company and our award-winning client work what it is.

"Supporting our talent to learn new skills, work in new ways and push creative boundaries in a world of constant disruption and innovation is one of our absolute priorities. Covid showed every company in every industry that the personal welfare of people in business needed faster progression and that company culture was as invaluable as any factor affecting the bottom line.

"We will continue to work really hard on building a great working experience at Imagination, not just because it fosters the best work but because it's what everyone deserves from their employer.” said Richard Hannah, Managing Director UK, Imagination.

How positive workers feel about their future at the company, career achievement, how much employer values align with employee values, respect at all levels, and the level of collaboration at the firm were the five critical areas measured to gauge employee sentiment. In addition, areas such as inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging, and company response and adaptability to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as return-to-office rules, were identified and analysed in relation to the five critical areas measured.

“As a result of ‘The Great Resignation,’ more companies recognise the importance of focusing on employee satisfaction to not only attract but retain top talent. The businesses on this year’s list clearly demonstrated that commitment.” Nancy Cooper, Global Editor in Chief, Newsweek.

"The companies on this list represent the best at placing love at the centre of their employee's experience. The number of applications this year and analysis of survey data reinforces our original findings that love is the strongest predictor of the strength of a company's culture, employee engagement, and satisfaction." Louis Carter, BPI and Most Loved Workplace Founder and CEO.

Here’s the full Newsweek list of 2022’s Most Loved Workplaces.