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Learning Pool awarded ‘World Class’ accreditation for exemplary employee engagement

Best Companies, the leading specialists in team engagement, has awarded Learning Pool a 3-star accreditation for employee engagement. As the highest accreditation achievable, this signifies that the company ranks as having ‘world class’ levels of workplace engagement. 

Accreditations from Best Companies are the recognized standard in employee engagement. Working with some of the world’s best-known brands, Best Companies measures, improves and recognizes great employee engagement and compiles annual ‘Best Companies to Work For’ lists for organizations such as The Sunday Times and Business Insider. 

Signifying ‘world class’ levels of employee engagement, the Best Companies 3-star accreditation is the highest standard achievable and is awarded to organizations that truly excel. 

Following a year of continued growth, including the recent acquisition of Colorado-based LMS specialists, Remote Learner, the 3-star accreditation for 2021 is an improvement on Learning Pool’s previous 2-star rating. 

The accreditation is a welcome triumph in light of the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic which saw Learning Pool staff adjust to a remote working environment, almost overnight. Louise McElvaney, Director of People and Performance said: “Obtaining the top accreditation from Best Companies during a particularly challenging time is a tremendous achievement. Our team, which has grown to over 260 colleagues over the last 12 months, is the engine behind our sustained success and continued growth.” She added, “we’re blown away by the positive feedback we received during this year’s employee engagement survey.”

Throughout 2020, Learning Pool hired 50 new employees across its six office locations and has outlined plans to recruit a further 100 people in the next 12 months to fulfil the company’s plans of expansion. 

Learning Pool’s CEO, Ben Betts also commented: “We’re thrilled with the results of this year’s Best Companies survey. Accreditations like these reaffirm our commitment to ensuring a positive and open working environment and provides colleagues with an open channel to offer suggestions on how we can improve.” He continued, “our colleagues throughout the business have astonished us all year with their continued focus and enthusiasm, despite the obvious challenges they’ve been living through. It’ll be great to see what developments come in the next 12 months off the back of the feedback received. We’re already a great place to work. But we can be even better.” 

Find out more about the Best Companies accreditation for employee engagement.


About Learning Pool

At Learning Pool, we help clients deliver exceptional performance with pioneering online learning platforms, creative content and powerful analytics. We have a fresh approach to partnering with our customers; one that makes a real difference with a 98% client recommendation rate. 

Learning Pool is a full-service online training provider, offering courses, tools, and content creation to over 1100 organizations and 5.1 million learners around the world. Annual revenue growth increased 34% last year and our team has grown to 260 colleagues across our seven global offices. 

In the last year, we featured on 14 eLearning Industry lists for excellence in learning platforms and content creation and achieved a double-award win at the most recent Brandon Hall Excellence Awards, including Gold for Best Advance in Technology Innovation for the Remote Workforce. We moved to a Core Challenger whilst maintaining our overall Lower Total Cost of Ownership on the 2021 Fosway 9-Grid. And achieved a double Gold win in the Sales and Customer Service program at the Stevie Awards 2021. 

It’s not all about the awards though. We deliver on our promises and listen to customers, constantly looking at ways to improve and innovate, to delight clients and make sure Learning Pool is a fantastic place to work. 

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