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Tenpin awarded a place on the UK’s Best Workplaces TM

4th May 2017

Tenpin was named by Great Place to Work® as one of the UK's Best Workplaces™ in the Large company category (organisations with 500+ employees) in their annual Best Workplaces™ ranking announced at a gala dinner last night at Westminster Park Plaza.  Tenpin was also the only Leisure company in the large company category to be selected.

Great Place to Work_NewsRanked 31st, this is the first time Tenpin has achieved this honour, recognising Tenpin as having a high trust, engaged workplace culture.  This is the driving force behind Tenpin's ability to attract and retain a talented workforce that help drive business success.  

The award recognises the strength of leadership and the range of innovative, creative and effective policies in place that contribute towards a successful workplace culture.                                   

Tenpin's CEO, Alan Hand commented,"Having recently floated on the stock market, it is incredibly exciting to be recognised as one of the country's Best Workplaces™ by Great Place to Work® UK, the benchmark for measuring how a business engages with it's employees.

''This award is testament to the hard work and efforts of all those at Ten Entertainment Group who worked tirelessly throughout the flotation process and who continue to work tirelessly to make our business the success it is today."

Tenpins' focus on staff incentive and fulfilment culminated in 2015 by the introduction of the Happiness Barometer.  Listening to the 1,100 staff workforce gave the 'People Team' a clear insight into what makes a happy employee.  Recent staff satisfaction surveys have confirmed that Tenpin staff are fulfilled, enthusiastic and proud to work for Tenpin.  All of which are essential when providing happiness to customers.

Tenpin also deliver on their 'Grow Me' incentive, encouraging staff to enrich their skillsets by a series of progressive opportunities and courses, ensuring future managers to-be are in the making who will spearhead the day-to-day running of the company in a responsible direction. 

A company-wide focus on consistently and effectively embracing technology for both customer and business advantage is at the forefront of importance.  As such, Tenpin utilize a fully integrated bowling system that allows for ease of lane booking from a customer perspective while operationally affording efficiency and flexibility.

Tom O'Byrne, Great Place to Work® CEO said: 'We are delighted to see Tenpin on our Best Workplaces™ list this year. It is a validation of the strength of their leadership and their commitment to creating the kind of culture which attracts and retains the best talent and where people have pride in what they do and want to do their best. The hallmark of a great workplace like Tenpin is that their policies and practices are designed around the employee; this employee focus helps attract and retain the talent essential for driving and sustaining competitive performance. It is no coincidence that high trust organisations like Tenpin also tend to perform better than their peers.'

To see the 2017 Best Workplaces™ list and to learn more about how to build a high-trust, high-performing workplace culture, visit www.greatplacetowork.co.uk

Follow Great Place to Work® online at www.greatplacetowork.co.uk and on Twitter at @GPTW_UK. For information about global operations at Great Place to Work®, visit www.greatplacetowork.net.

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