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StrategiQ, which has a base in Brightwell, near Kesgrave, recognised by Sunday Times as one of the Best Places To Work





A marketing agency with a base in Suffolk has been named among the Best Places To Work by the Sunday Times.

StrategiQ, which has an office in Brightwell, near Kesgrave, as well as outlets in Leamington Spa, London and Manchester, has flourished in a challenging landscape which has seen many other businesses struggle.

Run by CEO Andy Smith and Sarah Smith, co-founder and Chief People Officer, and James Bavington, chief technical officer, StrategiQ employs over 50 people and impressed with a zero per cent flight risk from its existing team over the next nine months.

StrategiQ, which has a base in Brightwell, near Kesgrave, has been recognised by the Sunday Times as one of the Best Places To Work for 2024. Picture: StrategiQ
StrategiQ, which has a base in Brightwell, near Kesgrave, has been recognised by the Sunday Times as one of the Best Places To Work for 2024. Picture: StrategiQ

The Sunday Times’ nationwide survey honours the UK’s top employers across across a range of industries and business sizes.

Ms Smith said: “Being honoured as one of the Sunday Times' Best Places to Work is truly humbling and underscores the dedication and hard work of our exceptional staff. They have played a pivotal role in our success and in serving our valued clients.

“This recognition reaffirms our belief in placing people at the heart of our growth, fostering an environment where employees thrive and feel appreciated.

Sarah Smith, co-founder and chief people officer at StrategiQ, which has a base in Brightwell, paid testament to the agency's team in receiving the recognition from the Sunday Times. Picture: StrategiQ
Sarah Smith, co-founder and chief people officer at StrategiQ, which has a base in Brightwell, paid testament to the agency's team in receiving the recognition from the Sunday Times. Picture: StrategiQ

“It's a testament to our team's efforts, and we are committed to sustaining and enhancing our supportive and inclusive workplace culture at StrategiQ.”

The marketing agency impressed the Sunday Times with an engagement score of 89 per cent.

Surveys also highlighted top scores in agency pride, wellbeing, transparency of information and internal recognition.

StrategiQ is run by Sarah Smith, co-founder and chief people officer, Andy Smith, CEO, and James Bavington, chief technical officer. Picture: StrategiQ
StrategiQ is run by Sarah Smith, co-founder and chief people officer, Andy Smith, CEO, and James Bavington, chief technical officer. Picture: StrategiQ

It achieved a 93 per cent confidence in management score, 19 per cent higher than industry average.