Walker Morris has been awarded a 1-star accreditation in the latest Best Companies ‘b-Heard’ employee engagement survey, recognising its continued investment in becoming a great employer.

Walker Morris is one of only 10 law firms to achieve a 1 Star accreditation in the latest Best Companies surveyThe 1-star accreditation reinforces its commitment to being considered a forward-thinking and innovative place to work for its employees. Best Companies describes the 1-star accreditation as ‘a significant achievement that shows an organisation is taking workplace engagement seriously and signifies ‘very good’ levels of workplace engagement,’ based on employee feedback across the whole organisation.

Best Companies is the UK’s biggest employee engagement survey provider and is most widely known for researching the Sunday Times ‘best companies to work for‘ lists. Best Companies has researched in excess of 3.5 million employee opinions across thousands of organisations and measures employee engagement across eight key areas, ranking each organisation with a score.

The Firm has continued to make a number of investments to improve employee engagement including: the introduction of agile working and shared parental leave, a review of pay and benefits, investments in training and development, and encouraging employee empowerment through the employee-led charity committee, employee forum and social committee.