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PayStream Earns "A Great Place To Work" Accreditation

Clare Baker

Clare Baker | HR Director

Wednesday 1st Nov, 2023


In today's competitive business landscape, success isn't just about products and profits; it's also about people. A company's workforce is its most valuable asset, and creating a positive work environment is crucial for attracting and retaining top talent. PayStream achieved a significant milestone by earning the "A Great Place to Work" accreditation. This recognition is a testament to our commitment to fostering a culture of success, where our employees are valued and supported personally and professionally.

Understanding the "A Great Place to Work" Accreditation

The "A Great Place to Work" accreditation is a prestigious certification granted to organisations that meet high standards of workplace culture and employee satisfaction. This accreditation is based on the results of an extensive survey completed anonymously by employees, which assesses various aspects of the work environment, including trust, fairness, teamwork, and leadership.

PayStream's Journey to Great Place to Work

Here are some key factors that contributed to our achievement:

  1. Strong Leadership: Leadership plays a crucial role in shaping our culture. PayStream's leadership team prioritise employee well-being, career growth, personal development and work-life balance nurturing a stand out culture is one of our pillars of success
  2. Employee Engagement: We have implemented various engagement initiatives, including career pathways, regular feedback sessions, management training programmes, where there are opportunities for employees to contribute their ideas. 91% of our employees said they were made to feel welcome when they joined the company. As one employee said when asked what they love about working here: “How invested we are in our people - that is undoubtedly the key to success!”
  3. Diversity and Inclusion: Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is a top priority for PayStream. We believe that a diverse workforce brings a variety of perspectives and experiences, fostering innovation and creativity. 96% of our employees said they are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation and 95% said they are treated fairly regardless of their race or gender
  4. Employee Benefits: PayStream offers competitive benefits, including flexible work options, competitive salaries and enhanced maternity and paternity pay. We recognise that these benefits are essential for attracting and retaining top talent in today's competitive job market.
  5. Continuous Learning and Development: PayStream invests in the professional development of its employees, providing access to professional qualifications, training, workshops, and career advancement opportunities. This commitment helps employees grow within the organisation and achieve their personal goals.

Our achievement of the "A Great Place to Work" accreditation is a testament to our commitment to excellence in all aspects of the organisation by prioritising employees and creating a positive, inclusive and supportive work environment.


"I am delighted that we have been awarded the Great Place to Work certification this year, it’s a great achievement. This process has provided us with real insight into what really matters to our employees. It provides a roadmap so we can act on feedback, taking focused action to make sure everyone has the best experience. We want to ensure our employees work in a caring environment, where they are challenged to do their best, to learn and grow, and are supported in their efforts to do that."

Clare Baker, HR Director

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