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We have been ranked No. 5 on Fast Company’s Fourth Annual List of the 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators as well as becoming a finalist on the Midsized Companies list.

Joining Microsoft, T-Mobile, Adobe, PayPal, and many others  

London, August 2, 2022 -- Fast Company today announced its fourth annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, honoring organizations and businesses that demonstrate a steadfast commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels. Circus Street came in at No. 5 for its innovative workplace culture and investment in innovation.

Developed in collaboration with Accenture, the 2022 Best Workplaces for Innovators ranks 100 winners from a variety of industries, including computer science, biotech, consumer packaged goods, nonprofit, education, financial services, cybersecurity, engineering, diversity, sustainability, B2B, and consumer products and services. Fast Company editors and Accenture researchers worked together to score nearly 1,500 applications, and a panel of eight eminent judges reviewed and endorsed the top 100 companies. The 2022 awards feature workplaces from around the world. 

“From the beginning, we wanted Circus Street to be a place where the most innovative talent would love to work and would thrive. We chose Learning as an area to ply our trade because we knew it would benefit hugely from new approaches and creative ideas. Our teams are changing how digital learning connects with people, bringing opportunity and prosperity to a global workforce. To be seen as one of the top 5 innovative workplaces globally by a company, who's express intent is to find and promote the companies that will shape the future of business, is amazing recognition for what our teams have achieved. This award is because of and for them.”

- Richard Townsend, Circus Street Co-Founder and CEO -

“This is an amazing award for Circus Street. To be highlighted as a global leader in innovation by the fast company is a testament to the amazing people who helped build our business, our product and our reputation as the world's best provider of digital education for the enterprise.”

- Jonny Townsend, Circus Street Co-Founder and President -

These excellent achievements are a true reflection of the innovative culture we have created from investment in our people, our six annual personal development days, and strengths based training, to our future facing work environment, made up of collaborative creative office spaces alongside flexible working. Examples of innovation across our business in the past year also include developments across our virtual production suite, the stunning new Circus Street branding, the use of 3D environments across our lessons, and the introduction of game-based learning within our product.

All of this allows our departments to continue to push the boundaries for our product and service, bringing the very best to our customers and allowing us to attract new talented individuals to continue the creativity. 

“This year’s list of the Best Workplaces for Innovators recognizes organizations that have demonstrated a deep commitment to cultivating creativity across the board,” says Brendan Vaughan, editor-in-chief of Fast Company. “In the face of powerful headwinds, these leaders and teams continue to spur innovation.” 

To see the complete list, go to:

Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators issue (September 2022) is available online now, and the print issue will be on newsstands beginning August 16, 2022. Join the Best Workplaces for Innovators conversation using #FCBestWorkplaces.


About Fast Company

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About Circus Street

Circus Street is the only specialist provider of online training in digital skills specifically designed for global enterprises. We partner with our clients to design learning paths that meet the individual needs of their business. Find out more: 

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