Persistence pays off for Hallmark

Posted on March 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Hallmark Healthcare, which operates 20 care homes in England and Wales, has been named by the _Sunday Times_ as one of the 100 best companies to work for. Hallmark was placed at number 51 in the list, also scoring in the top 10 of three key categories: motivating the nation; living the dream; and most open and honest managers. Managing director Avnish Goyal said his company’s first appearance in the _Sunday Times_ 100 best companies list, couldn’t have come at a better time. “Our number of employees will increase significantly in the next few years,” said Mr Goyal. “We are investing more than £25m with a new build development programme for 2005/6 and, along with our strategy of acquiring good quality care homes, our bed capacity will increase to 5,000 by 2010. “In the care sector, reputation is everything and that is why our employees are so important. We want to be the employer of choice in the sector and that’s why we invest heavily in a training and development with each individual having th

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