A TECHNOLOGY firm has once again been listed as one of the best places to work in the country.

Paxton staff are celebrating after the business made it on to the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For.

The Brighton firm, based at Home Farm Road in Moulsecoomb, has a global turnover of £45 million and employs 350 people.

Paxton specialises in manufacturing security systems for offices, flats, hospitals, and even at Old Trafford for Manchester United.

Chief executive Adam Stroud said motivation and engagement with staff is a key factor in the company’s success.

He said: “Key to making Paxton a great place to work is empowerment of staff and engagement.

“I like to think anyone from Paxton can make significant change happen with the right motivation.”

He said the company is working on new products and services, which are exported to more than 60 countries around the world.

The Sunday Times list is made from confidential employee surveys, with feedback given in eight areas including leadership, personal growth, wellbeing, and getting a fair deal.

Human resources (HR) director Nicola O’Donnell said: “These are the key factors of workplace engagement.

“As a modern, progressive company, we’re continually looking at how we can do better in these areas.

“We’ve seen rapid growth in recent years but that’s only been possible because our employees are engaged and believe in what we do.

“This was reflected in the feedback of our Best Companies survey.”

She said Paxton has an open-door policy for directors to make themselves available and approachable, and “breakfast with the boss” to discuss how things can improve.

Meanwhile free breakfasts, private healthcare, discount gym memberships, and flexible working hours are the perks that staff can benefit from.

Ms O’Donnell also says policies such as maternity leave are also being reviewed.

To find out more about the company visit: paxton.co.uk.