FactSet Recognised as one of the 2016 Best Workplaces in the UK

Boston, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES

NORWALK, Conn., May 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FactSet, a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications, was once again named by Great Place to Work® as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in the Medium category (organisations with 50-499 employees), ranking 41. FactSet’s 8th time on the list, the Great Place to Work® report highlighted its collaborative culture.

“This award is especially meaningful because the perspectives of our employees are an important part of the selection process,” explained FactSet CEO Philip Snow, “Our more than 8,000 global employees are central to our ability to deliver the best insight and information to our clients around the world and this reinforces our commitment to ensuring FactSet truly is a great place to start and build a career.”

FactSet was selected among many companies vying for a place on the list this year. The process includes an employee survey and an in-depth questionnaire about company programmes and practices. The award recognises the range of people, policies, programmes, and initiatives that enable FactSet’s high-performing culture.

In 2016, FactSet was also rated a Best Workplace in France and was recognized as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For®.

To see the 2016 Best Workplaces list, visit www.greatplacetowork.co.uk

About FactSet
FactSet delivers the world’s best insight and information to investment professionals through superior analytics, service, content, and technology. More than 63,000 users make smarter investment decisions with FactSet's desktop analytics, mobile applications, and comprehensive data feeds. FactSet is also an honouree of FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace Award recipient in the United Kingdom and France. FactSet is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ (NYSE:FDS) (NASDAQ:FDS). Learn more at www.factset.com and follow on Twitter: www.twitter.com/factset.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® UK is part of the world's leading consultancy specialising in employee surveys and workplace cultures. We help organisations improve their business performance by understanding and improving their workplace culture. Our focus is on trust which is proven to be a key driver of sustainable engagement which leads to higher business performance.

Our unique, world-leading methodology is at the core of the Best Workplaces Programme, the largest and most respected global study of people management and workplace cultures which culminates in the Best Workplace awards.  Every year around the world we survey and audit the cultures of around 6,600 organisations representing some 12 million employees. This gives us unrivalled data and insights into HR and management trends and good people practices. We share this knowledge via our research, publications and events.