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Platinum Standard Deloitte Best Managed Company 2019


We are proud to be recognised as one of Ireland’s Best Managed companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards programme. With our colleagues in Resilience Care we are a Deloitte Platinum Standard Best Managed Company 2019, having demonstrated superior business performance for the eighth year in succession.

“We have engaged with the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards since 2011, progressing to Gold Standard in 2015, Platinum Standard in 2018 and requalifying at this level in 2019. We are hugely proud of this recognition of our company, it illustrates how we show up across our business; to our clients, candidates, recruitment teams, agency teams and beyond. Each year our teams work hard to ensure we continue to uphold the Best Managed Standard.” Paula McDonnell, Managing Director.

Anya Cummins, Partner, Deloitte said: “Well done to all of the winning companies on their achievement. The Best Managed Companies process is a rigorous one, examining every facet of an organisation, and the bar is set high by our judging panel. As ever, the spread of companies, right around the country and across a number of industries, underlines the importance of Irish and Northern Irish companies to the economy and in the midst of economic uncertainty, technology disruption, an open competitive market and full employment, the continued strong performance of these businesses is admirable.  In the current environment, it is important for this contribution to be recognised, supported and showcased.”

The Deloitte Best Managed Companies programme, in association with Bank of Ireland, promotes and recognises excellence in Irish/Northern Irish owned and managed companies. It is the only awards scheme on the island of Ireland that considers a business’ performance from every perspective. Entrants to the programme compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices. 

This year’s judging panel members were Frank Ryan, Chair of the Judging Panel; Brendan Jennings, CEO, Deloitte Ireland; Tom Hayes, Chief Executive, Bank of Ireland Corporate Banking; Siobhan McAleer, Commercial Director at the IMI; Rose Hynes, Chairman of the Shannon Group Board and Origin Enterprises; and Feargal Mooney, former Chief Executive Officer of HostelWorld. 

The Best Managed Companies Programme originated in Canada in 1993, where it has been run successfully ever since and is the country’s leading business awards programme. In addition to Ireland and Canada, the programme is also run in The Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey, Mexico, Chile, with upcoming launches taking place in Germany, China, the Nordics and Scotland. For further information, visit

Pictured at the awards ceremony: Paul Bellew (Business Manager, UK Temp), Olivia Sinclair (Resilience Care), Paula McDonnell (Managing Director) & Ed O’Brien (Resilience Care).