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My Company

71% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

With 2,300 employees across 60 sites in the UK, Europe, the USA and Asia getting employees physically together is a challenge Arqiva believe is worth taking on. They increasingly think of their employees as belonging to a series of communities looking for ways for employees to develop their knowledge and understanding as well as great working relationships within those communities. Three specific companywide team building events designed around distinct communities in the last 12 months are: Annual leadership conference for 450 employees from first line leaders up to their Management Board. Each has one or more direct reports or contributes to the development of leadership capability across Arqiva. This is a critical event as Arqiva strongly believe that great leadership is a fundamental component of being a Great Place to Work. Annual Sales and Account Management conference for 150 employees from around the world, each of whom supports or develops the relationships with their customers. This included commercial line management up to their Management Board. This key event focuses on inspiring great customer care, collaborative working, maximising opportunities to help customers prosper and succeed, and development of their people through sharing best practice. Safety, health and environment conference with over 100 employees attending from across all levels of the business from field engineers to senior management. This provides an overview of important safety, health and environmental topics related to their SHE strategy. Safety, health and environment is a key element of being a great place to work.

Giving Something Back

69% of staff agreed

I am happy with the pay and benefits I receive in this job

Arqiva believe that each employee should be regularly recognised for their individual contribution and that effective recognition is a key ingredient in creating a great place to work and increasing engagement. They have a range of recognition programmes to help with this including excellence awards and exceptional bonuses - over 20% of the company received at least one of these in the past 12 months, a generous long service award programme. Arqiva recognised 270 employees and 4,455 years of service during the past year and, most recently, introduced a Thank You scheme. They have already advised their employees of their FY15 bonus schemes so they are aware of the targets that they need to meet. The Thank You scheme is an intranet based tool which provides a fun and easy way for all employees and managers to send a personalised electronic thank you card to a colleague - a copy is also sent to the recipient's manager. The scheme has proved extremely successful with over 3,500 Thank Yous being sent in the first 6 months and this rate of usage continues. Arqiva have seen an increase over 14% in their Gallup score on recognition which increased by over 14% between 2013 and 2014 and they continue to look for opportunities to recognise their employees in ways that are meaningful to them.

My Team

74% of staff agreed

The experience I gain from this job is valuable for my future

Arqiva believe that each employee should be regularly recognised for their individual contribution and that effective recognition is a key ingredient in creating a great place to work and increasing engagement. They have a range of recognition programmes to help with this including excellence awards and exceptional bonuses - over 20% of the company received at least one of these in the past 12 months, a generous long service award programme. Arqiva recognised 270 employees and 4,455 years of service during the past year and, most recently, introduced a Thank You scheme. They have already advised their employees of their FY15 bonus schemes so they are aware of the targets that they need to meet. The Thank You scheme is an intranet based tool which provides a fun and easy way for all employees and managers to send a personalised electronic thank you card to a colleague - a copy is also sent to the recipient's manager. The scheme has proved extremely successful with over 3,500 Thank Yous being sent in the first 6 months and this rate of usage continues. Arqiva have seen an increase over 14% in their Gallup score on recognition which increased by over 14% between 2013 and 2014 and they continue to look for opportunities to recognise their employees in ways that are meaningful to them.

Benefits

Holidays

Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees.

Long Service

Companies where at least 40% of the staff have worked there for more than five years.

Maternity

Companies offering at least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative.

Pensions

Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%.

Private Healthcare

Companies offering private health insurance to all employees.

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