Dundalk pet product business Radio Systems PetSafe Europe Ltd (RSPEL) has been crowned Best Workplace in Ireland 2018 by Great Place to Work Ireland, beating the 2nd place ranking it achieved in last year’s awards.
The accolade comes on the back of the business being
In the employee survey assessment, RSPEL achieved top marks, with 100
Specialising in innovative companion pet and sport and hunting products,
Business has flourished for RSPEL since it first opened in Dundalk in 2012, growing by 25
The company has introduced new programmes such as ‘Creative Thinking’ and ‘Office Improvement’ and established a bi-annual ‘Fantastic Five’ award initiative. Categories include ‘Einstein Idea’ which
In the last year, RSPEL has also introduced policies to help encourage better work/life balance, offering employees both flexi-time and working from home. On top of more traditional perks, as a pet-centric business RSPEL also offers perks to ensure employees have great relationships with their pet.
These include being allowed to bring dogs into the office, eight hours’ ‘paw-rental’ leave to help new pets settle and three days’ paid pet bereavement leave.
David Verdon, General Manager at RSPEL said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have been given the accolade of Ireland’s best workplace by such a prestigious
"Over the last year we’ve been focused on gaining a better understanding of our customers’ needs, improving teamwork and enhancing employee wellness and it’s fantastic to have this work noticed. Every team member has helped in this achievement, so I take my hat off to each and every one of them. We are now focused on continuing to improve the business and to positively impact
2018 marks the sixteenth year of Great Place to Work Ireland