AN AYRSHIRE based hospitality firm has ranked amongst the best firms in the UK to work for.

Buzzworks Holdings has recently been named in the top ‘100 Best Companies to Work For in the UK’ list.

The popular hospitality firm has venues right across Ayrshire, including: Scotts in Troon and Largs, Vic’s & The Vine in Prestwick, Lido venues in Prestwick and Troon, The Tree House in Ayr, The Mill House in Stewarton, The Corner House in Kilwinning and The Fox, Troon.

The list, compiled by 'Best Companies' saw Buzzworks rated as the 77th best large company to work for in the country.

This was the 13th highest placing of any Scottish business and 12th highest ranking of any leisure and hospitality firm.

To win a place on the list, businesses must employ at least 250 full-time employees and achieve one of the 100 highest Best Companies Index scores, as voted for by their team members.

The company's managing director Kenny Blair, said he was delighted that Buzzworks had been recognised for their efforts.

He commented: “We are delighted to be recognised as one of the best companies to work for, both throughout the UK and in Scotland.

“We have some of the most talented people in the industry working with us and to be listed for this fantastic achievement is a testament to them.

“It has been an incredible journey for our business to get to this point and as we continue to expand our portfolio of venues, we will ensure Buzzworks remains a fun, fast-paced and people-first employer of choice."

Great leadership, pride in working for the company and employee wellbeing were highlighted as the top-scoring factors for Buzzworks.

Buzzorks have often been renowned for its staff benefits, including competitive rates, ongoing training and development, career progression, flexible working, and health and wellbeing incentives.

Irvine Times: Buzzworks staff on a previous wellbeing day outing.Buzzworks staff on a previous wellbeing day outing. (Image: Buzzworks)

Kenny Blair added: “There is no doubt that these scoring factors are as a result of our fantastic benefits, some of which include our annual wellbeing day, financial care package and social and charity events.

“One of our core values is to grow forward together, and we are passionate about ensuring every employee not only has the opportunity for their own development but can also get involved in the future of our business.

"Our quarterly catch-ups encourage our employees to share their ideas and opinions across all aspects of the business to help us achieve our long-term goals."