The North of Tyne Combined Authority  (NTCA)is officially a ‘Great Place To Work’ after it was awarded the sought-after national kitemark. The recognition – a first for any Combined Authority in the UK – comes after the organisation scored 92% on its ‘Great Place to Work’ Trust Index survey, completed by staff of all levels.

Selfie style photo featuring two smiling white women posing in front of a teal coloured North of Tyne Combined Authority pull up banner.

Ebony and Caroline, who oversee NTCA’s Good Work Pledge scheme.

An overwhelming majority of staff (97% and 95% respectively) agreed that they ‘felt proud to tell others they work here’ and that they ‘felt good about the ways in which we contribute to the community’.

Henry Kippin at a podium talking to a room of people

Henry Kippin, NTCA CEO: “This is great news… All credit to the team.”

Henry Kippin, NTCA CEO, said: “This is great news and important recognition. All credit to the team within the Combined Authority and across our partners and stakeholders.

“It reflects a strong culture of collaboration driven by the collective impact we can make for our communities. We are looking forward to continuing this collaboration as part of ambitious plans for the region”.

Great Place to Work works with millions of employees – using staff surveys and other research methods – in thousands of organisations across the world to identify what organisations are doing right and how they can continually improve.