Solihull, Birmingham, September 22, 2023 - Great Place To Work®, the global authority on workplace culture, has selected Secure Trust Bank Group for the 2023 Best Workplaces in Europe™ List, ranking No. 44. out of 50 in the 500+ employees category.
This year's list features 150 organisations that were chosen after surveying over 1 million employees in Europe about their experience in the workplace. In total, the survey results represent the work experiences of over 2.6 million employees across Europe.
Companies were considered for the list after being selected for local honors on national Best Workplaces™ lists.
This recognition is based on confidential survey data assessing employee experiences of trust, innovation, company values, and leadership. Companies are also evaluated on how well they are creating a For AllTM workplace experience, where all employees are welcomed and celebrated no matter who they are or what they do. At the Best Workplaces in Europe, more employees reported flexible work, feeling cared for by their coworkers, and a psychologically and emotionally healthy workplace.
With these more positive workplace experiences, employees were also more likely to want to stay with their company. For employees at the Best Workplaces, 88% want to stay at their company, compared to just 58% at the typical workplace.
James Ablett, Operations Delivery Manager at STBG, said, "STBG is a great place to work because you can be your authentic self here. You can genuinely make a difference and you're encouraged to be innovative and make change happen."
With all the challenges facing global markets in the years ahead, focusing on workplace culture will be essential to ensure organisations survive - and even thrive.
Staff at STBG highly rated being treated with respect (98%); trusting their line managers (93%) and being treated fairly regardless of sexual orientation (98%), race (98%) and gender (97%).
David McCreadie, Chief Executive Officer, Secure Trust Bank Group, said, "I am delighted to be recognised as a top 50 accredited Best Workplaces in Europe in the Large Company category, by Great Place to Work. We take pride on the workplace culture that we have created in the UK, offering colleagues a multitude of learning and development opportunities, wellbeing tools, and equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives to ensure our people can feel their authentic selves at work."
"Congratulations to the Best Workplaces in Europe," says Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place To Work. "These companies offer lessons for companies in every market around the world: Build trust with your people, and they will reward you with great work, new ideas, and stronger business results."
In 2023, STBG has also been awarded the UK Best Workplace, UK Best Workplace for Wellbeing, UK Best Workplace for Women and UK Best Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance.
The Best Workplaces in Europe list is published here: https://www.greatplacetowork.com/europe-2023
About the Best Workplaces in Europe List
Great Place To Work selected the 2023 Best Workplaces in Europe List by analyzing companies' workplace programs and surveying over 1 million employees across multiple countries in the region.
To be considered, companies must first be identified as outstanding in their local region by appearing on one or more of our Best Workplaces™ lists in Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Türkiye and the United Kingdom during 2022 or early 2023.
Companies rank in four size categories: small (10-49 employees); medium (50-499 employees); large (500+ employees); and multinational. Multinational organizations are also assessed on their efforts to create great workplaces across multiple countries in the region. They must appear on at least three national lists in Europe and have at least 1,000 employees worldwide with at least 40% (or 5,000) of those employees located outside the headquarters country.
About Great Place To Work
Great Place To Work is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, it has surveyed more than 100 million employees around the world and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Great Place To Work helps organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Their unparalleled benchmark data is used to recognize Great Place To Work Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces in more than 60 countries, including the World's Best™ lists published annually in Fortune.