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For the second year running FirstPort named as one of the UK’s Top Employers

FirstPort has joined a select group of companies to be named as one of the UK’s 2020 Top Employers.

FirstPort is one of only 82 companies to be given this prestigious certification by the Top Employers Institute, and is the only organisation in the property management sector to receive the status this year.

It follows a rigorous review of the organisation’s HR practices based on standards reviewed by the Institute across more than 600 HR practices. Plus an external audit benchmarking against the very best international standards.

The Top Employers Institute highlighted On-Boarding and Performance Development as areas that FirstPort excelled in the most.

Emma Smith, Head of Talent at FirstPort said: “To be recognised for the second consecutive year as one of the top employers in the UK is an outstanding honour. It demonstrates how hard everyone is working to make FirstPort a place where people are proud to work. It is also an endorsement from a respected external authority that FirstPort is a great place to join for a varied and fulfilling career.”

Top Employers Institute CEO David Plink added: “To be recognised as a Top Employer, an organisation has to prove that the implementation of their people strategies enriches the world of work of their employees. 2020’s certified participants are a shining example of a dedication to people practices as they continuously commit to empowering their employees for a better world of work. Congratulations!”

About Top Employers Institute Certification Programme 

The Top Employers Institute Global Certification Programme has certified and recognised more than 1,600 Top Employers in more than 119 countries/regions across five continents.

The HR Best Practice Survey encompasses over 100 questions which cover 600 ‘People Development’ practices across 10 topics: Talent Strategy, Workforce Planning, Talent Acquisition, On-boarding, Learning & Development, Performance Management, Leadership Development, Career & Succession Management, Compensation & Benefits and Culture.

About Top Employers Institute 

Top Employers Institute is the global authority on recognising excellence in people practices. We help accelerate these practices to enrich the world of work. Through the Top Employers Institute certification programme, participating companies can be validated, certified and recognised as an employer of choice. Established more than 28 years ago, Top Employers Institute has certified over 1,600 organisations in 119 countries. These certified Top Employers positively impact the lives of nearly 7,000,000 employees globally.