Futures Housing Group

http://www.futureshg.co.uk

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Featured Workplace Factors

My Company

62% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

There is a variety of training opportunities available for employees including Leadership Programme, Management Development Programme and NVQs. Employees share information and knowledge through many means. Every quarter they have a Group Wider Management Team where they encourage teams to take the floor and share their successes and learning points; involving motivational speakers from time to time. There is also an annual staff event which provides a forum for sharing ideas across the group and the intranet is a constant source for knowledge sharing. Employees are also encouraged to have involvement in local community projects, work experience initiatives and skills festivals with local schools, colleges and universities and to maintain a continuous professional development log to help their progression.

My Team

68% of staff agreed

This job is good for my own personal growth

Futures Housing have a strategy and various policies and procedures to support their commitment to the environment. They monitor energy usage and waste and have recycling points at all offices and sites. They have also have introduced video and telephone conferencing to reduce car travel and promote car sharing, cycling to work, providing secure bicycle bins and shower facilities. They do a great deal for their communities including holding yearly community events and providing financial support to local sports teams and music groups. They raise money for a wide variety of charities throughout the year, including Comic Relief, Wear it Pink Day for Breast Cancer and Children in Need and annually board directors match monies raised by team members up to limit.

My Manager

69% of staff agreed

I feel that my manager talks openly and honestly with me

They provide a competitive range of benefits which include flexible working, personal development opportunities and career breaks. In addition to these they also offer concessionary days off at Christmas and time is given for teams to enjoy a Christmas lunch together. They are hoping to introduce a reward strategy to offer other flexible benefits.

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Long Service

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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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