Michelmores is awarded One Star status in latest Best Companies survey

Michelmores is awarded One Star status in latest Best Companies survey

Michelmores is celebrating after being awarded a One Star accreditation in the 2019 Best Companies survey.

Michelmores has also been listed among the Top 75 businesses to work for in the South West – home to the Firm’s Bristol and Exeter offices, ranking 44th out of 75 businesses.

The Best Companies accreditation is a prestigious national rating for employers who are committed to creating a positive working environment. The independent survey is based entirely on staff feedback, and focuses on employee engagement as an integral part of a company’s success and growth.

Michelmores’ most improved areas for 2019 are Personal Growth and Fair Deal.

Colette Stevens, HR Director at Michelmores said: “We are delighted to have retained our One Star status in the 2019 Best Companies survey.

“One of the areas where we have seen the most improvement is ‘Personal Growth’, which is a really positive reflection of our how we develop our people, in particular we have placed increased emphasis on leveraging “super strengths”, as well as ensuring more regular development conversations during the year. This shift in focus supports our ethos of developing and retaining homegrown talent.”

“People and relationships are at the heart of what we do – with a talented and committed team, we can provide our clients with the very best service.”

Michelmores employs 450 people across its offices in London, Bristol and Exeter. The Firm supports a variety of initiatives which are focused on creating a more collaborative and inclusive culture. Over 75% of Michelmores staff are able to work flexibly, with agile working practices taken up by the majority of people. The Firm offers a range of development programmes aimed to enhance different skills and talents, as well as a workplace allies system to support under-represented groups and a more inclusive approach.