Agria Pet Insurance has been named as one of the UK’s best workplaces by the Great Places to Work survey.
It marks the first time the annual rankings by Great Places to Work has listed a pet insurer among the top companies in the UK, and is also the first year the group has taken part in the process.
The confidential Great Places to Work survey assesses employee experiences, as well as the HR and leadership practices within workplace cultures.
The survey results reportedly described the insurance group as “passionate, fun, and with a family-feel”.
The group also scored highly for “exceptional feelings of trust”, as well as a highly-engaged workforce, whilst 93% of employees found Agria a friendly place to work.
A further 92% of employees felt that people “care about each other”, whilst 90% reported a “family feeling” at work.
Simon Wheeler, managing director of Agria Pet Insurance, said: “Following some really positive internal feedback from our annual staff survey in the autumn, we still wanted to go further to improve certain areas of the business.
“Taking part in the Great Places to Work survey would enable us to benchmark ourselves against best in class peer organisations to overtly identify and address our development areas.”
He added: “This, in collaboration with Great Places to Work resources, would make Agria an even better place to work, swiftly and effectively.
“The fact that, in our first year working with GPTW, this process has seen us recognised as a ‘UK Best Workplace’ is a phenomenal achievement and testament to the absolutely awesome Agria team.”