Flight Centre (UK) Limited

http://www.flightcentre.co.uk/

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TEAM-BUILDING GOT off to a flying start when 57 staff from this travel agency went to Dubai for their annual conference in October. The Flight Centre (UK) retail team leaders stayed in the five-star Atlantis hotel as part of their destination training. Employees, who enjoy quarterly “buzz nights”, say they have fun together (85% positive) and help one another (83%). The New Malden-based firm also encourages its people to take up new challenges within diverse areas of the business including luxury travel, gap years, travel for music festivals, film productions and sports events. With an average salary of £34,000 a year, staff said they are paid fairly by sector standards. The firm, which travels six places up the list this year, is part of one of the world's largest independent travel retailers, and also offers opportunities to work in one of its offices overseas. www.flightcentre.co.uk

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Giving Something Back

94% of staff agreed

My organisation encourages charitable activities

Every member of the management team has access to the company's leadership pathway to further develop their leadership skills. They hold two Assistant Team Leader and Team Leader conferences every year to support development and offer them a forum to share experiences and ideas. This year, they have also introduced a new training session called ‘New Learning Methods'. During this one-day course, Team Leaders will learn how to better engage their teams and promote understanding by using a number of different learning styles. Management Team are also sent on external courses for job specific training. They also have an entire department dedicated to supporting the management team so they may reach their full potential. Leadership Academy hosts training sessions and one-to-one mentoring with the management team to help them develop their skills and also to support them as they create a succession pool within their team. Finally, financial assistance is offered for external professional training courses and development.

My Team

93% of staff agreed

My team is fun to work with

Every member of the management team has access to the company's leadership pathway to further develop their leadership skills. They hold two Assistant Team Leader and Team Leader conferences every year to support development and offer them a forum to share experiences and ideas. This year, they have also introduced a new training session called ‘New Learning Methods'. During this one-day course, Team Leaders will learn how to better engage their teams and promote understanding by using a number of different learning styles. Management Team are also sent on external courses for job specific training. They also have an entire department dedicated to supporting the management team so they may reach their full potential. Leadership Academy hosts training sessions and one-to-one mentoring with the management team to help them develop their skills and also to support them as they create a succession pool within their team. Finally, financial assistance is offered for external professional training courses and development.

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91% of staff agreed

I believe I can make a valuable contribution to the success of this organisation

Every member of the management team has access to the company's leadership pathway to further develop their leadership skills. They hold two Assistant Team Leader and Team Leader conferences every year to support development and offer them a forum to share experiences and ideas. This year, they have also introduced a new training session called ‘New Learning Methods'. During this one-day course, Team Leaders will learn how to better engage their teams and promote understanding by using a number of different learning styles. Management Team are also sent on external courses for job specific training. They also have an entire department dedicated to supporting the management team so they may reach their full potential. Leadership Academy hosts training sessions and one-to-one mentoring with the management team to help them develop their skills and also to support them as they create a succession pool within their team. Finally, financial assistance is offered for external professional training courses and development.

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Employees earning £35k+
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