Lancashire based ecommerce leader EKM earns high accolades in Best Companies survey in three categories

21 May 2021

EKM, the UK’s highest rated ecommerce platform has been awarded with a spot in three top awards categories. This includes a Top 50 spot in Best Companies Technology Companies to work for, a Top 100 place as a Best Small Company to work for and Top 100 in Best Companies to work for in the North West.

This accolade comes after being awarded a ‘One to Watch’ in 2020. EKM is now rated 3 stars by Best Companies, their highest achievable score and EKM are now rated world-class to work for in 2021.

The results of the Best Companies survey was announced on Friday the 21st of May during their live online event. EKM achieved 36th place in the Top 100 Best Companies to work for in the North West, as well as 20th place in the Top 100 Best Small Companies to work for nationally. Alongside this, EKM also ranked 17th in the Best Technology Companies to work for in 2021. EKM was also awarded with the Best Improver in the Small Business Category for 2021.

After adapting to working from home, EKM is now fully committed to fully remote working for its team alongside their already flexible working hours, which enables the team to accrue up to 12 additional days of holiday towards a possible 46 paid holidays per year.

Antony Chesworth, CEO of EKM notes, “To have achieved such a great rating in the Best Companies survey in itself is a great achievement. I’m proud of the team and all that they’ve done to help make EKM one of the best companies to work for in the UK. I’m also really pleased with our positioning in the Top 100 Companies, the Top 100 Small Companies and the Top 50 Technology Companies lists. And we will continue to strive for excellence, just as we always have”.

EKM prides itself on helping others do something they love, which is supported by their internal values of RISE. Committed to always doing the right thing, making an impact with everything we do, keeping things simple and always evolving.

From EKM’s ongoing team activities including the Crystal Maze, team quiz nights and Murder Mystery nights, to internal ‘Hero Nominations’, and holiday treats (Easter chocolate) delivered to the team remotely.

EKM prides itself on its brand-new work from home forever policy, with no pressure to come back to the office full time or even part-time. Their increased internal communication throughout, giving back to the community more and followed Government guidelines to keep our team safe from the beginning.

A combination of all of these things makes sure that EKM are supporting their team in the best way possible and creates a working environment that would rival the likes of Google, and Facebook.

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