The history of Best Employers

In 2012 we teamed by with psychometrics experts eras to create Best Employers. Why? The eastern region has such a rich and diverse business community. Best Employers showcases this extraordinary region and the great work that goes on to create thriving workplaces.

We wanted to identify and support the organisations in our region going the extra mile for their people. We also wanted to help them make the most of the positive impact happy and engaged employees have on productivity.

Best Employers is our way of going beyond just recruitment. It’s about giving back and being socially responsible. It also helps us:

  • build stronger relationships with our clients
  • encourage organisations in our region to create high-performing workplaces that people want to join
  • raise money for good causes – so far we’ve donated over £40,000 to local charities.

More about Pure

Recruitment is our business. And we’ve spent the last 20 years becoming the professional recruitment company for the east of England. We recruit across all levels, specialising in accountancy, human resources, technology, marketing and digital, supply chain and engineering, professional office and executive roles. That includes short-term temporary cover to longer-term contracts and permanent appointments.

Our specialist sector knowledge is one of the many reasons companies choose to work with us. The other is our people – our consultants’ in-depth experience and market knowledge is second to none. They’re experts in different disciplines and invest time in developing and maintaining a strong network of contacts. 

We don’t just find high-calibre employees either. We also support our clients through inductions, development and beyond.

Find out more about Pure.

More about eras


eras has been at the cutting edge of psychometric products and consultancy for over three decades. As well as developing psychometric tests, they also run assessment and development centres, facilitate team-development workshops, and carry out British Psychological Society-approved test user ability and personality training.

They use their knowledge and experience to provide selection and development solutions for organisations of all sizes, across the world.

Find out more about eras.

More about Birketts

Birketts is a full service, top 100 UK law firm, based in the East of England, with offices in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich, and Norwich. With a rich heritage spanning over 150 years we’ve built an enviable track record advising businesses, institutions, and individuals in the UK and internationally.

We are large enough to provide specialist expertise in most areas of the law at a standard that is frequently compared with major City firms but not at the expense of maintaining a personal and tailored service. We are flexible about everything except our reputation for maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards. If you think that Birketts is the right choice for you, then get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.

Find out more about Birketts.

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