A WIDNES firm has been named one of the best places to work in the UK.

Prima, based on Gorsey Lane, has been named one of the 2021 UK’s Best Workplaces..

The software firm is among the 183 UK-based organisations recognised by its employees as an organisation that promotes a healthy workplace culture through trust, pride and camaraderie during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Andrew Long, customer care consultant, said: “Prima is a workplace like no other. I can’t say I’ve ever heard or been a part of a community which is more supportive than Prima and it’s an honour to spend my time working with some brilliant people.

"Working at Prima is unlike anything I’ve ever experienced – from the daily laughs and drive to succeed, every Prima day is unique, challenging and a delight.”

Ian Buckley, managing director said: “A happy team is extremely important for Prima. Happier employees work better together in teams, are more motivated and as a result are ultimately more productive.

"Our management team ensure that we continue to take a consultative and inclusive approach to decision making and always consider the impact of any decisions on our team.

"We always strive to promote a positive and fun culture as we want our people to love and be proud of their working environment.

"If we achieve this, we know we have created a special workplace where the team can thrive and ultimately deliver the best service to our customers.”

The company was named the UK’s Number 1 Best Workplace in Tech and Great Place to Work in 2020.