Nearly a quarter of Europe’s best workplaces are in Denmark, says study

Danes whistling while they work

June 6th, 2014 12:12 pm| by admin

If you aren’t happy at work today, a new study says you should be asking yourself why.

Denmark is second only to Germany for the number of 'best places' to work in Europe, according to the latest continental study by Great Place to Work, a global consulting and advisory firm.

Some 2,330 companies from 19 European countries participated, including 136 from Denmark, and Denmark had 21 'top locations', just two behind Germany.

“I think it is impressive that so many Danish companies scored so highly. A recent Eurostat poll showed similar results,” said Ditte Vigsø, the head of Great Place to Work's Danish office, in a statement.

"These results could be a very strong competitive advantage when it comes to attracting the best employees from abroad."

READ MORE: For working women, Denmark near top

In the category for 'Large Workplaces in Europe in 2014', Beierholm finished ninth, EnergiMidt tenth, Comwell Hotels 13th and Irma 15th.

And in the 'Small and Medium-sized Workplaces' category, housing group Bofællesskaberne Edelsvej finished second, Hartmanns fifth and Conscia ninth, with Herning kommunale tandpleje, Axcess, Mjølner Informatics and Abakion all in the top 20.

Great Place to Work, a global consulting and advisory firm with offices in 45 countries worldwide, is committed to helping workplaces improve.

Can Tom Courtenay get an Oscar nom 48 years after his first one?
At Cinemas: Pensioners and Panned
Mad Max: Fury Road and (please god) the forthcoming Star Wars 7 aside, 2015...
Who said the holiday in the skunk lab wouldn't come in handy one day?
Film Review: The Martian
Mercifully, The Martian wastes little time on exposition, instead literally...
If the nursing staff knows the seniors' toilet habits they can save money and time (photo: iStock)
Hjørring Municipality wants to monitor how the elderly use adult nappies
Hjørring Municipality in northern Jutland has proposed using chips to moni...
Arla expecting sales boost from exposure (photo: Arla)
Upcoming Hollywood film ‘Burnt’ will feature Arla product placement
The Danish dairy giant Arla has confirmed its Castello line of cheeses will...
SAS is 'shipping up to Boston' come March (photo: iStock)
SAS taxis out four new routes from Copenhagen
Scandinavian airline SAS has announced that it intends to launch new routes...
The defence minister, Peter Christensen, was practically jumping into the cockpit to welcome home the pilots (photo: Defence Ministry)
Defence Minister welcomes home F-16 squadron
The new defence minister, Peter Christensen, was at hand at Skrydstrup Air ...