Kainos is top employer for sixth year running while PKF-FPM also makes list

Team PKF-FPM members (from left) Caroline Preston (business development manager), Teresa Campbell (staff director), Ciara McFerran (HR manager) and Feargal McCormack (managing director) at the Sunday Times presentation dinner in London

BELFAST digital services giant Kainos Group has made The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the sixth year running.

Showcasing the very best in workplace engagement, the survey encompasses the views of 250,000 employees, which determines the final ranking of their companies.

Colette Kidd, chief people officer at Kainos said: “We're delighted to be named again in this survey. It is a fantastic acknowledgement of our company culture and a testament to the motivation and outlook of our employees.

“The unbiased and independent scoring system is designed to get to the heart of what people want and expect from their working lives and we are thrilled at our performance.

“We are committed to creating a working environment where people thrive, support one another and deliver innovative solutions to our customers.”

Kainos currently employs over 1,100 people across ten offices in Europe and the USA, and will be hosting parties across all locations to celebrate yet another significant achievement.

It recently opened offices in Copenhagen and Frankfurt and a Development Hub in Birmingham,and recruitment is currently taking place around the UK and Ireland, where it will be providing an additional 200 places in its graduate recruitment scheme this summer.

Meanwhile all-island accountancy practice PKF-FPM has scored another milestone success when it was placed 64th in the prestigious Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work For.

PKF-FPM, currently employing 120 plus staff across six offices (four in the north and two in the Republic) has established a reputation as one of Ireland's leading independent accountancy and business advisory firms.

Founder and managing director Feargal McCormack said he was “humbled and overjoyed" at the recognition, adding: “Our goal is to foster a culture that supports greatness.

"We strive to attract and retain the brightest and best and to inspire and develop the emerging leaders of tomorrow. PKF-FPM has been successful in managing talent and developing a strong client focused business team, to ensure excellence in service delivery at all levels.”

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