The largest provider of training and apprenticeships in the hospitality sector, HIT Training, has today (22 February) been named in the prestigious Times Top100 Best Companies to Work For.
Coming in at number 74, HIT Training 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’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 93% believe they make a valuable contribution to the success of the company. 95% of respondents also believe that HIT provides its clients with a high-level of service.
Speaking about the results, Jill Whittaker, Managing Director at HIT Training, said: “To say we are thrilled to be named number 74 in the Times Top100 Places to Work is an understatement. This accolade is down to every individual team member at HIT Training and their hard work, determination and unrivalled passion for what they do. Helping employers and apprentices within the hospitality 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, 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 Top100 listing.”