Ongo affirm Best Company top 100 position
Ongo is celebrating after being awarded a place in The Sunday Times ‘top 100 not for profit’ companies to work for list, for the eighth time.
They were ranked at number 49 in the quarter one ‘Best large companies to work for in the UK’, number seven in ‘Housing’s best associations to work for’ and number 22 in ‘Best companies to work for in Yorkshire and the Humber’.
Overall, Ongo were ranked 65 in the national league table the last time they took part and will find out in November what their final placing is, once all results from the year are in.
Best Companies operates a star system, awarding up to three stars for exceptional companies. Ongo are awarded one star, which means they are taking workplace engagement seriously and results signify 'very good' levels of workplace engagement.
Over 290 staff members filled out the survey, rating Ongo on eight different factors of work – their manager, leadership team, the company, personal growth, their team, giving something back, a fair deal and wellbeing. Their score has improved from 678 in 2019 to 690.
Steve Hepworth Chief Exec at Ongo, said: “For the first time, we are in the ‘Best large companies to work for’ and to be recognised alongside organisations such as Octopus Energy, Sofology and Joules is brilliant.
“We’ve seen a lot of change across the organisation in the last couple of years, as well as working our way through a pandemic so it’s great to see such positive results for us.
“92% of colleagues that completed the survey believe they can make a valuable contribution to the success of Ongo, and I can certainly agree that everyone here makes a huge difference to our communities and those living in them.”