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Officially a World Class
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“Our spirit drives our work,” goes the mission at Peterborough-based Cross Keys Homes, and its 308 people feel united in Giving Something Back (the strongest factor at work). The association manages 10,000 homes, plus shops, garages, a care service and housebuilding project. It has a hardship fund to help vulnerable people and encourages everyone to get involved with charitable activities (89%). It does a lot to protect the environment (85%), installing solar panels and better insulation, and employing a dedicated graduate officer plus ‘green champions' volunteers.

Featured Workplace Factors

Giving Something Back

68% of staff agreed

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

The H&S Forum meets every 6 weeks and includes wellbeing as part of its agenda. Actions that have arisen are improving the environment so that employees can make the most of their break times, sharing information on mental health and well-being as well as promoting seasonal flu jabs which are funded by the organisation.

My Company

86% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

The H&S Forum meets every 6 weeks and includes wellbeing as part of its agenda. Actions that have arisen are improving the environment so that employees can make the most of their break times, sharing information on mental health and well-being as well as promoting seasonal flu jabs which are funded by the organisation.

Leadership

81% of staff agreed

I feel that my manager talks openly and honestly with me

The Annual employee conference recognises employees for their exceptional contribution either to Cross Keys customers or colleagues. This year's conference celebrated their achievements over the past ten years (in celebration of their tenth birthday), and included special 'ten year awards' and a celebration in the afternoon. The conference was also be followed by the staff Christmas Party.

Benefits

Pensions

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

Women in Senior Management

At least 40% of senior managers are women.

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