News and stories

All the latest news and stories from Best Employers. We’ll be updating these, so keep checking back. You can also catch up on previous articles in our archive.

Best Employers 2023 EAAA cheque presentationBest Employers Eastern Region raises over £16,000 for EAAA
27 November 2023

Thanks to the success of the 2023 Best Employers’ employee engagement programme, we’re really pleased to announce that we’ve raised over £16,000 for East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA). That’s the highest total since we started in 2012.

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Announcing our Best Employers 2023 winners
24 October 2023

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On Thursday 19 October, we came together with businesses from across the region to recognise and reward employers going the extra mile for their people. If you weren’t able to join us, don’t worry – here’s a round-up of all the well-deserved winners of both awards and accreditations.

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Celebrating our region's Best Employers
24 July 2023

In October we’ll be hosting our Best Employers awards conference to recognise the best of the best with accreditations and awards. And we've got a packed agenda of inspirational speakers from well-known organisations including Tom Athron, CEO of Fortnum & Mason.

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A Best Employers' story: IPRS
28 July 2023

IPRS first took part in Best Employers in 2018 then again in 2021 when they won the Best Health and Pharmaceuticals award, and platinum accreditation. Lisa Simcock, HR Director at IPRS shares how to get the best from Best Employers.

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A Best Employers’ story: Arthur Rank Hospice Charity
4 July 2023

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity is a large employer with 250 colleagues and 600 volunteers in diverse roles.Find out more about how Best Employers has helped them, and how other organisations can make the most of it.

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Helping the East Anglian Air Ambulance take employee engagement to new heights
20 June 2023

Best Employers, Sarah Atkins, EAAA

EAAA are a big part of our Best Employer programme, having taken part since 2016. We’ve been talking to Sarah Atkins, their Director of People and Culture, to find out what they do to engage their people.

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How has Best Employers made a difference at Holkham?
4 July 2023

Watch how Best Employers has made a difference at Holkham, helped inform their people strategies and created a great place to work.

Best Employers survey will tell you 'what your people are thinking'
3 May 2023

The Best Employers Eastern Region 2023 programme is underway, helping businesses create workplaces where their people can thrive.

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Best Employers 2023 starts with a bang
2 May 2023

On 28 March we officially launched this year’s Best Employers Eastern Region with a conference at Newmarket Racecourse. We had a great turnout with over 170 senior leaders and HR professionals coming together.

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Best Employers Eastern Region 2023 survey opens following launch conference
5 April 2023

This year's survey went live on 28 March at Newmarket Racecourse with our launch conference. Businesses from across the region came together to explore how they could make the most of their Best Employers Eastern Region survey and create inclusive cultures.

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How PolicyBee won Best Employers Platinum accreditation
8 March 2023

PolicyBee, a Suffolk-based insurance broker for freelancers, small businesses and charities, achieved Platinum accreditation in the 2021 Best Employers Eastern Region programme – after achieving Gold in 2018.

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Why does East Anglian Air Ambulance value the Best Employer programme?
24 February 2023

Best Employers Eastern Region is a not-for-profit programme. In 2023, we're donating any funds we raise to the East Anglian Air AmbulanceWatch this video to find out why EAAA values our programme.


Region's business leaders to speak at Best Employers launch
15 February 2023

Bridget McIntyre MBE DL leads an impressive list of guest speakers at the Best Employers Eastern Region 2023 launch conference – to be held at Newmarket Racecourse on Tuesday, March 28.   

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Get ready to be inspired at the Best Employers launch conference
13 February 2023

Best Employers 2023 launch conference

Best Employers is about bringing businesses across our region together. To share knowledge and experience on transforming workplaces in positive ways, and to build lasting relationships. And it all starts with the launch conference.

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Best Employers programme provides 'honest picture' of your business
26 January 2023

Tiger Eye won the Best Digital and Technology Employer at the 2021 Best Employer awards and achieved platinum accreditation. Discover why they were drawn to the Best Employers programme and what they learnt. 

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Power up your people with Best Employers Eastern Region 2023
11 January 2023

The Best Employers Eastern Region programme is returning in 2023 to help organisations create workplaces where their people can thrive.

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Find out what employees really think with Best Employers Eastern Region 2023
20 January 2023

Based around a confidential and customisable employee engagement survey, this programme helps organisations find out what their people really think of the way they operate.

Read the 2023 launch article here.


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