May 16th, 2017
Leading innovative IT company Liberty Information Technology (Liberty IT) is proud to be named a Great Place to Work® and one the UK’s Best Workplaces™ for the 6th time, and the 4th consecutive year. Having ranked 34th on the list of the UK’s Best Workplaces, Liberty IT has been recognised in the Medium category (organisations with 50 – 499 employees), with the outstanding achievement announced at a gala dinner in London on 3rd May.
Now approaching twenty years in Northern Ireland, Liberty IT provides an innovative and dynamic place to work for almost 500 employees in its Belfast office, and this honour, which recognises Liberty IT as having a high trust, engaged workplace culture, represents the continued work Liberty IT’s team invests into ensuring a dynamic and exciting office culture for team members at all levels.
The methodology behind the Great Place to Work ranking uniquely comprises both an employee survey and an audit into management and HR practices. The award recognises the strength of Liberty IT’s leadership and the range of innovative, creative and effective HR policies we have which creates its successful workplace culture.
Highlighted by a unique working environment which incorporates the principles of agile working, providing flexibility for staff, alternative approaches to problem solving and innovation, and encouragement to pursue professional and personal interests in a supportive atmosphere, Liberty IT enjoys a high staff retention and has led the way in Northern Ireland’s technology sector due to its outstanding reputation as an employer. An integral part of Liberty Mutual Insurance’s worldwide IT operations, Liberty IT provides complex, future-focused IT solutions across a wide variety of roles.
“We are proud of our established tradition as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces for the 6th time, and owe our place on this list to our outstanding team of staff as well as our thriving company culture,” said William Hamilton, Managing Director, Liberty IT. “Our continued presence on this list shows how we are not only leading the way in workplace culture locally but are constantly adapting and looking to the future to ensure we remain as a major player in the IT industry.”
Cathy Donnelly, HR Director, Liberty IT added, “The past year has seen some great changes for the Liberty IT team in Belfast including an expansion into our newly updated office spaces which encourage more collaborative thinking and innovative approaches to problem solving at all levels. As a result of these changes in our internal structure and culture we have found our already high levels of trust, engagement and leadership increase substantially and an added vibrancy added to our workplace atmosphere.”
Tom O’Byrne, Great Place to Work CEO concluded, “We are delighted to see Liberty Information Technology on our Best Workplaces list again this year. It is a validation of the strength of their leadership and their commitment to creating the kind of culture which attracts and retains the best talent and where people have pride in what they do and want to do their best. The hallmark of a great workplace like Liberty IT is that their policies and practices are designed around the employee; this employee focus helps attract and retain the talent essential for driving and sustaining competitive performance. It is no coincidence that high trust organisations like Liberty IT also tend to perform better than their peers.”
For further information visit www.liberty-it.co.uk.