In Britain’s Top Employers 2009 guide, published by the Corporate Research Foundation in association with Guardian Books, RPS is rated as one of the UK’s top employers – in overall third place above high-profile employers such as GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, John Lewis Partnership plc and Lloyds Banking Group. This latest ranking confirms the success of RPS’ continuous improvement philosophy – we were 11th in 2008 and 69th in 2007.
Organisations are judged against five criteria, each having a maximum rating of 5 stars. The RPS ratings were: Pay & Benefits – 5 Stars. Training – 5 Stars. Career Development – 4.5 Stars. Working Conditions – 4.5 Stars. Company Culture – 5 Stars.
RPS, which is described in the guide as an intellectually stimulating and commercially successful workplace where everyone is totally committed to achieving positive results, also received two special awards for excellence – one in HR Management and the other in Training & Development.