Trio of Awards for Synergy Vision in Just One (Four-Day-Working) Week

Healthcare Communications

Independent medical communications specialist Synergy Vision (SV) has been awarded Investors in People platinum accreditation, placing it in the top two per cent of UK companies and number one it its sector. In the same week, Great Place to Work® has confirmed that SV has retained its top-three ranking across all industries for Best Small Workplace. And, in partnership with Madmicrobe Studios, SV has secured two platinum and a gold awards at the Muse Creative Awards run by International Awards Associate (IAA) across more than 50 countries and in the company of brands included BMW, Ferrari and Disney.

Investors in People:

“we are thrilled to gain platinum accreditation to evidence how we have never lost sight of our core values to deliver the difference to our clients by putting our people first“

Synergy Vision scored a hugely impressive 806 out of 900 in the IIP survey, to achieve IIP platinum accreditation against an industry benchmark of 720. It demonstrates that practices around supporting people are embedded in every part of the company, every employee knows they have a part to play, and the company is always looking for ways to improve. In particular IIP praised SVs pioneering four-day working week, business growth over the past 12 months, the strong response to client feedback to develop the service offering, the incredibly robust approach to performance management and the high degree of two-way trust between Synergy Vision and employees. Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Synergy Vision. Platinum accreditation is a remarkable effort for any organisation, and places them in fine company with a host of organisations that understand the value of people.”

Ffyona Dawber, CEO Synergy Vision said: “Our business has grown significantly in the past few years and we are thrilled to gain platinum accreditation to evidence how we have never lost sight of our core values to deliver the difference to our clients by putting our people first. It puts us in a great position to tackle the current challenges facing all businesses at this time and approach the future with confidence."

Great Place to Work® UK:

The third-place ranking for Synergy Vision awarded by Great Place to Work® UK follows a year of growth and significant change, including the introduction of its four day working week.

Eileen Gallagher, managing director, Synergy Vision reflects: “The fact the we’ve been recognized again is really an endorsement of what we’re trying to do at Synergy Vision. It’s especially pleasing as we’ve undergone a year of growth and change, and so we’re very proud to have this recognition that we have been able to bring our team along with us.”

Great Place to Work® UK specialises in workplace culture, helping organisations to create exceptional, high performing workplaces where employees feel trusted and valued. Part of a global organisation it applies data and insights from approximately 10,000 organisations across the world to benchmark individual performance. To determine a ranking of organizations, Great Place to Work® administers its Trust Index survey® to employees, which represents three quarters of the final score. The remaining quarter of the score comes from the Culture Audit®, a business-driven questionnaire that uncovers and evaluates the organization's HR and leadership practices, policies and culture.

Muse Design Awards:

The third trio in a trio of awards announced this week, in association with partners Madmicrobe, is two platinum and one gold win in the Muse Design Awards. Muse is run by the International Awards Associate competition (IAA), a group of industry innovators, creators, designers and communications professionals, deeply committed to moving the industry forward through discovery and recognition of new and existing talent. The 2020 awards were selected from over 3,800 entries across fifty-plus countries and judged by 48 multidisciplinary professionals from respected blue-chip companies in line with strict criteria and industry standards as well as creative and design attributes.

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