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Hive poll reveals creative Wonka Industries as favourite company to work for

Head of the Secret Intelligence Service and James Bond’s eponymous superior, ‘M’, would be the best fictional boss to work for. This is according to HR and learning & development professionals at this year’s CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) Conference and Exhibition held last week in Manchester.

More than 120 professionals visiting the event were asked by Hive, a cloud-based software company that helps organisations understand, measure and improve employee engagement, to name the person they would most like to work for – and those they would least like to work for.

While MI6’s M, played by Judi Dench among others, was the clear winner with 38 per cent of the vote, Ebenezer Scrooge, Dickens’ famously...

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