H&W Chamber named in Top 20 Not for Profit Organisations to Work for in the UK

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that it has been placed inside the top 20 companies in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to Work for 2020. The Chamber was placed at Number 20 out of 100 not for profit UK companies.

The Sunday Times Best Companies rewards businesses that have exceptional investment in their employees, and the Chamber is delighted to retain this recognition for the third year in a row. The Chamber was also awarded with a special award for Best Improver at the awards which speaks of the ambition and vision the Chamber has.

The Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce is the only accredited Chamber in the UK to feature on the prestigious list for 2020.

Commenting on the award, Sharon Smith, Chief Executive, said: “I am delighted that the Chamber has been recognised on a national scale, this year is the highest rank we have achieved in The Sunday Times Top 100 list, which recognises the high level of support and engagement of our employees, who in turn deliver an exceptional service to our Members.”

“To also be commended as Best Improver is a great honour as it shows our vision of growing as a Chamber in order to provide more support to our Members and the local community. This award

shows the hard work each department provides to ensure businesses in the region have the support they need to grow.”

Dawn Hardman, Director of HR, added: “I am very proud that we have been named as the 20th best not for profit organisation to work for this year. We have worked hard to create and sustain a culture which places staff engagement at the top of the HR agenda. This award recognises the contribution and commitment from everyone in the organisation and we are looking forward to celebrating our success.”

There was also recognition for other Herefordshire and Worcestershire businesses as Halfords, DRPG, Bishop Fleming and St Michael’s Hospice Hereford were all named in the various Best Companies To Work For 2020 categories. Congratulations to all businesses within the region who were recognised.

To become a part of the nationally recognised network at Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce, please don’t hesitate to contact the Membership team on 01905 673 600 or visit our website at www.hwchamber.co.uk/join-today/ to find out more.