Global Personals Ltd, the most successful privately owned online dating company in Europe that owns platform WhiteLabelDating.com, has been accredited ‘One to Watch’ status in its first year of entering The Sunday Times Best Companies 2011, underpinning the company’s commitment to it's employees.
Launched in 2003, Global Personals Ltd is one of the largest privately owned online dating companies in Europe. Currently employing over 85 full time staff, the company owns and operates WhiteLabelDating.com, a platform for brands and individuals to power their own dating sites that currently includes FHM, Cosmopolitan, Magic FM and PlentyMoreFish as platform users.
The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For lists are compiled based on research from the largest survey of its kind. This year, over 275,000 employees were surveyed from 1165 organisations to create the lists. The ‘Small Companies’ category (50-249 employees) was the most competitive section entered.
Jonathan Austin, founder and CEO of Best Companies, comments:
“I would like to congratulate Global Personals Ltd on their outstanding achievement. Our role at Best Companies is to support and encourage organisations to be great workplaces for their employees. An engaged workforce means happier, healthier, more productive and committed employees, which is clearly good news for all. We are delighted to recognise Global Personals Ltd by awarding them ‘One To Watch’ star status in our Accreditation standard.”
Steve Pammenter, Co-Founder and Director of Partnerships, adds:
“Global Personals has grown from humble beginnings operating out of Ross’ apartment (fellow co-founder and CEO) to become one of the most successful online dating companies in the world. Over the past seven years since the company began, the online dating industry has gone through a number of changes and Global Personals has developed into a strong infrastructure of employees and partners. Being accredited ‘One to Watch’ by The Sunday Times Best Companies is a fantastic achievement and we look forward to bench-marking our score in 2012.”
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Launched in 2003, WhiteLabelDating.com offers a platform for brands and individuals to power their own dating sites that currently includes FHM, Cosmopolitan, Magic FM and PlentyMoreFish as users. WhiteLabelDating.com is part of Global Personals Ltd that has received a collection of accolades including fastest growing company in the South East (UK), ranked 8th in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, placed 19th in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA and won Digital Business Of The Year 2010 at Digital Entrepreneur Awards. Full resources including logos and high resolution photographs can be obtained from the Resources section of our site.