Ascentis Announced as Red Rose Employer of the Year 2021

We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded the Red Rose ‘Employer of the Year’.

This prestigious award acknowledges and celebrates businesses who go the extra mile and demonstrate their commitment to their employees. We were announced as winners on Thursday 25th November 2021 at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.

 Phil Wilkinson, Group CEO said: “At Ascentis we have been working hard to make our company a truly fantastic place to work. We expect a lot from our people – great skill, loyalty and hard work – and in return we rightly give a lot back with excellent conditions of service, an amazing and creative new office and a good work / life balance. We are all so proud that our achievements have now been recognised through our Red Rose Employer of the Year Award”.

Judges at the Red Rose Awards said: “Ascentis has a demonstrable focus on its staff with a comprehensive approach to employee engagement resulting in 100% feedback from their people recommending Ascentis as a great place to work.”

We couldn’t have made this happen without listening to our employees and their needs. We were able to do so through initiatives such as the ‘One Thing’ scheme in which we asked employees what they wanted in the new office and incorporated their feedback. We are proud to say that 98% of employees felt we had fully listened to their needs.

Ascentis made a significant investment in a brand new office, partnering with Opus 4 to create a fantastic building which we are delighted has also been shortlisted for an award. Our new building features a pool table, a Harry Potter room, an Xbox, a netball/basketball hoop and much more.

 One Ascentis employee said: “I have always been proud to work for Ascentis. I think the new building is setting the bar for office culture in the North West”.

To find out more or view the #RRA21 finalists click here.

Ascentis wins Red Rose Awards Employer of the Year 2021

Ascentis Head Office Finalist in Commercial Interior Design Award

Ascentis’ brand new Head Office has been shortlisted as Project of the Year in the Mixology North21 Awards.

Ascentis partnered with interior designers Opus 4 to create an inspiring work environment with various modern spaces to promote well-being and a positive workplace culture, so we are delighted they have been announced as a finalist for their work.

This is a very prestigious award in the design industry that celebrates excellent and innovative creations.

To find out more or view the #MixologyNorth21 finalists click here.

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