Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre have been named as 74th best company to work for in this year’s Sunday Times list of the 100 best not-for-profit organisations. It is also the only theatre in the UK to be named in this prestigious list.
The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies is the annual ranking of the cream of Britain's engaged and motivated workforces. The lists are widely acknowledged as the most extensive research into employee engagement carried out in this country.
Mayflower Theatre Chief Executive Michael Ockwell said, “We are all very proud that we have been ranked as 74th in the top 100 companies. We are delighted to be included in this list for the second time and it is a testament to our dedicated staff who offer the best possible customer service. As one of the top regional theatres in the country we owe all our success
to our dedicated and committed staff and I am delighted we have achieved this accomplishment together.”
Staff at the theatre were asked questions over eight areas: My Manager, Leadership, My Company, Personal Growth, My Team, Giving Something Back, Fair Deal and Wellbeing. Of those employees surveyed 95% agreed that they felt proud to work for the organisation, 83% agreed the business was run on strong values and principles. 73% were also happy with the
pay and benefits they receive.