Compass Group UK and Ireland’s security specialist business, Vision Security Group (VSG), has achieved certification as a ‘Top Employer UK 2015’. This is the fourth year running that VSG has been recognised by the Top Employers Institute for offering its colleagues an outstanding working environment.
The Top Employers Institute (formerly known as the CRF Institute) is a global body that reviews excellence in the environments that organisations create for their colleagues. This independent body analyses employers based on a number of criteria including workforce planning, culture, leadership development and learning and development. Only those organisations that meet the stringent criteria receive the Britain’s Top Employers certification.
Barry Dawson, Business Director, VSG said: “We employ more than 6,500 people in the UK and our colleagues are at the very heart of our business. We are fully committed to taking care of our people and investing in our talent by offering great development opportunities, excellent benefits and a welcoming working environment. We’re extremely proud to be part of this exclusive group and look forward to another as a Top Employer.”
Eleanor Nickerson, Director of UK Operations for the Top Employers Institute: “Optimal employee conditions ensure that people can develop themselves personally and professionally. Our comprehensive research concluded that VSG provides an outstanding employment environment, and offers a wide range of creative initiatives, from secondary benefits and working conditions, to performance-management programmes that are well thought out, and truly aligned with the culture of their company.”
VSG offers total security solutions encompassing: guarding, systems, remote monitoring, training and background screening. Through a commitment to a founding principle of raising standards within the manned security industry, it has become the fastest growing company in its sector.