London, 24 February 2012 – Edelman takes 75th place in the 2012 Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for, making Edelman the highest placed PR agency on the list for the third year in a row. The company also received a favourable mention for its Living in Colour programme.
Companies are surveyed on a number of workplace factors, including leadership, wellbeing and personal growth, and the rankings are based on staff feedback on each of these factors. This year the lists were derived from 828 entries, surveying over 246,000 employees.
Edelman received the 2nd best result for staff saying that the opportunities to learn and grow at the company are unlimited. With 84% of employees saying the experience they gain at work is valuable for their future.
On gaining the highest placement for a PR agency, Susan Eastoe, COO said: “to be the highest placed PR firm in the top 100 is a tremendous achievement. It is even more gratifying to be recognized this year for our Living in Colour programme, as we continue to encourage staff to lead a culturally rich and rewarding life both in and outside of the work place”.