HiB has been named among the top companies to work for in the UK as part of the Best Companies awards. Along with a 2-Star accreditation from Best Companies for Outstanding levels of engagement, HiB has been named the third best company to work for in the manufacturing sector, 24th best mid-size company to work for in the UK and in the top 20 firms in the West Midlands.

The list represents the top organisations with the highest Best Companies Index (BCI) scores. Businesses are ranked in the lists based on the results of workplace engagement surveys that reveal how companies support, champion and engage with staff.

Celebrating HiB’s success, Employee and Customer Experience Director Emma Cuggy said: “We are thrilled to hear that HiB has been named as the third best company to work for in the manufacturing industry and as 16th in the West Midlands.

“Employee engagement is incredibly important to us, so to be recognised at such a high level is fantastic. Our teams work hard to support staff development and wellbeing, a task that has been especially challenging in recent times due to the Pandemic. To have ranked so highly in the Best Companies Awards demonstrates our dedication to ensuring a positive, collaborative environment across HiB’s sites and supports our vision of making a substantial different to the lives of our people, partners and the world around us.”

HiB employs more than 125 people working across the UK and Ireland, including at the company’s head office in London and national distribution centre in Tamworth. Operating for more than 30 years, HiB has more than 35% of staff working for more than 5 years.

Employees are encouraged to embody the company’s four core values; innovating and achieving together, enjoy and excel in all that they do, caring for the community and being committed to getting the job done.