TIGA works with games businesses who want to be the best. TIGA is the independent, professional and award winning organisation for the UK video games industry. The TIGA STAR System highlights the best employers in our sector. Our STAR System enables games businesses to benchmark performance and identify areas for improvement. Organisations that achieve TIGA STAR status demonstrate ambition, excellence and stand out from the crowd.

The four themes that the TIGA STAR System examines for excellent practice are:

  • Strategy: vision, values, strategy and clear objectives.
  • Teams: recruitment, selection, retention, diversity, inclusion, equal opportunities, flexible working.
  • Advancement: innovation, training and knowledge sharing.
  • Recognition: recognition and reward of individuals and teams.

Why should you apply for TIGA STAR Status?

  1. You will enhance your ability to recruit and retain skilled people;

  2. You will increase your potential to build a high-performance organisation;

  3. You will learn and identify areas for improvement in your business;

  4. You will receive a badge of excellence, enabling you to standout from your competitors;

  5. You will demonstrate that you operate excellent employment practices;

  6. You will benefit from TIGA STAR publicity about your business;

  7. You will be eligible to apply for the TIGA STAR Employer Award.

The TIGA STAR System is open to applications from developers, publishers and service providers and from small, medium and large businesses.

More TIGA STAR Information

Contact Suzi at TIGA to find out more if you would like to apply for a TIGA STAR Employer Award.


TIGA STAR Companies

Dovetail Games


Awarded TIGA STAR status October 2019

Sumo Digital


Awarded TIGA STAR status May 2021

Atomhawk Design Ltd


Awarded TIGA STAR status October 2021


Rebellion | Official Rebellion website

Awarded TIGA STAR status March 2023

If, following the completion of the Accreditation Services the Customer meets the criteria to be accredited a TIGA STAR Best Practice Organisation (“TIGA STAR Accreditation”), the Customer will be awarded TIGA STAR Accreditation for a period of two years from the date the Customer is awarded TIGA STAR Accreditation (“Accreditation Period”), subject to the Customer’s compliance with the TIGA membership obligations set out in the TIGA STAR terms and conditions.

If, the Customer is awarded TIGA STAR Accreditation, TIGA shall grant the Customer a non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use the TIGA STAR Mark for the duration of the Accreditation Period.

The Customer shall use the TIGA STAR Mark in accordance with the guidelines set out in the TIGA STAR terms and conditions.

If the Customer:

a)         ceases to be accredited as a TIGA STAR Best Practice Organisation;

b)         does not comply with the guidelines for use of the TIGA STAR Mark; and/or

c)         does anything which would be detrimental to or which would bring TIGA or the TIGA STAR Mark into disrepute; the Customer shall immediately cease all use of the TIGA STAR Mark.

TIGA makes no representation and accepts no liability in respect of TIGA STAR organisations’ compliance with statutory or regulatory obligations under UK employment law, or the applicable employment law in the jurisdiction in which the organisation operates.