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Featured Workplace Factors

My Company

67% of staff agreed

The leader of this organisation runs this organisation based on sound moral principles

Employees are rewarded for their efforts through various ways. Financially there are non-contractual bonus and differentiated pay reviews. They also ensure that regular thank yous are given to ensure that employees feel appreciated.

My Team

82% of staff agreed

My work is stimulating

They have a dedicated team of a dozen people representing advisers and back-office staff who meet on a regular basis to champion the organisations efforts to reduce their impact on the environment. They have various monitoring programmes set up to monitor use and consumption, including mileage, energy consumption and paper consumption, against their targets. All programmes are updated on a weekly/monthly basis on the intranet site. They also recycle paper, glass and plastics. Internally they now use 100% recycled paper, purchase 100% recycled print toner cartridges for main/shared office printers and use 100% renewable electricity. They also strive to give back to the local community. They have adopted a charity to sponsor for the year ahead, have offered cardiac first aid courses to willing staff as a public service and have conducted a range of student placement opportunities which allow students to gain value from experiencing core business activities in a dynamic working environment.

My Manager

83% of staff agreed

I feel that my manager talks openly and honestly with me

Employees are recognised for their achievements in many ways. Individual recognition, for example, for the most generated leads, is given within individual teams; peer recognition is posted on the company intranet site and individualised letters of recognition accompanying the pay review letters are also sent.

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.

Women in Senior Management

At least 40% of senior managers are women.

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