HIT Training, the parent company of Connect2Care – the leading provider of training and apprenticeships in the adult care and early years sectors – has today (23 February) been named in the prestigious Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For.
Coming in at number 74, the training provider has risen up the list from 88th in 2015 and 92nd in 2014. A total of 798 companies registered to participate this year and the entries are derived from the views of employees, who rank their employers according to key indicators of staff engagement and workplace satisfaction – creating a barometer of excellence in the workplace.
A staggering 90.75% of HIT and Connect2Care’s employees participated in the Top100 survey – smashing the league tables’ average of 68%. The results highlighted that 90% of employees are proud to work at HIT Training and Connect2Care and 93% believe they make a valuable contribution to the success of the company. 95% of respondents also believe that the apprenticeship exert provides its clients with a high-level of service.
Speaking about the results, Jill Whittaker, Managing Director at HIT Training and Connect2Care, said: “To say we are thrilled to be named number 74 in the Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For is an understatement. This accolade is down to every individual team member and their hard work, determination and unrivalled passion for what they do. Helping employers and apprentices within the care sector to achieve either their career or businesses goals is what we do and the fact that so many of our employees chose to participate in the survey affirms the high-quality service we pride ourselves on.
“At HIT Training and Connect2Care, we are a business built on outstanding people and the results from the survey demonstrate the positive and supportive atmosphere across the businesses. It’s an exciting time for us with so many changes in the apprenticeship market and the growing preference for work-based learning. With the amazing team we have, we’re continuing to develop our offering and help more businesses and learners to grow their skill set – and what better way to kick-off the year than with this fantastic Times Top 100 listing.”