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Companion Care Vets receive award

To be the first veterinary organisation to receive Best Companies Accreditation is an honour and we will strive to continue to provide an exceptional working environment for our teams

Companion Care Vets has been named as one of The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For and becomes the first veterinary organisation ever to be named in the prestigious listing that showcases the best companies to work for in the UK.

The veterinary group has 90 surgeries across the UK, the majority within Pets at Home stores and launched its joint venture partner model in 2001. Companion Care Vets receives a “first class” one-star status and is ranked at number 69 overall; a position determined by employee views, staff policies, processes and services.

Best Companies Accreditation is based around employee engagement and listed companies are noted for “excelling in every area throughout the workplace.” Particularly recognised is an organisation's commitment to its most important assets - its workforce.

Jane Balmain, Managing Director of Companion Care Vets says, “We value every member of our team who have all worked tirelessly over the past 11 years to help our expansion into the market leader we are today. Without the commitment and expertise of every person within the organisation this would not have been possible and for us to receive this recognition, and on our first try, is outstanding.”

Jane continues, “To be the first veterinary organisation to receive Best Companies Accreditation is an honour and we will strive to continue to provide an exceptional working environment for our teams.”

As part of the survey process 79% of Companion Care Vets’ employees said their jobs are good for personal growth, 76% felt their jobs were secure and a fantastic 81% said colleagues are committed to taking care of each other.

With 109 Joint Veterinary Partners and a further 867 employees in the group, Companion Care Vets is one of the largest veterinary employers in the UK. The company plans to have 200 surgeries in place by 2015 which will create a host of career opportunities for vets and veterinary support teams around the UK.

In total 515 organisations achieved ‘Star Status’ success, Companion Care Vets was rated with a one Star Status that rates it as first-class.

For further information about Companion Care Vets please visit www.ccvets.co.uk and for further information about the Sunday Times “Best Companies to Work For” listings please visit http://www.bestcompanies.co.uk/

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