Stratford on Avon District Council

http://www.stratford.gov.uk

Officially a Very Good
Company to Work For

Officially a Very Good
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Officially an Outstanding
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Officially an Outstanding
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Officially a World Class
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Officially a World Class
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Officially a Good
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Officially a Good
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Best Company to work for in the UK
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STAFF SERVING THE 115,000 residents in a district covering the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, William Shakespeare's birthplace, find it a rewarding experience in more ways than one. Employees at Stratford District Council believe they receive a Fair Deal, the positive score here for questions on pay and benefits ranking it 12th out of all 75 organisations in our list. Nobody earns £15,000 or below and more than half the workforce is on at least £25,000. Staff say they are paid fairly for the work they do relative to people in other councils (63%, the seventh best mid-sized result) and are happy with their pay and benefits (66%, and 10th). They say they are paid fairly considering their duties (60%). There is a strong sense of family in teams (70%), work is fun (76%) and people care about each other (also 76%). www.stratford.gov.uk

Featured Workplace Factors

My Team

71% of staff agreed

My work is stimulating

Strategic Directors have previously run customer excellence Workshops for staff. In addition our Chief Executive holds regular Chief's Chats on issues that may be of concern to staff. There is an open door policy in place at Stratford District Council. The leader has strong integrity and believes in a culture of transparency, openness, fairness and equality for all staff. He encourages flexibility within the organisation.

My Company

47% of staff agreed

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

There are a number of ways in which staff are rewarded, in addition to their salary. Honoraria payments are made where employees take on additional work beyond their usual role. The employee award scheme recognises where staff have 'gone the extra mile' and awards a financial payment or additional annual leave to the category winners. There is a team award as part of the annual Employee Award Scheme.

My Manager

71% of staff agreed

I feel that my manager talks openly and honestly with me

Strategic Directors have previously run customer excellence Workshops for staff. In addition our Chief Executive holds regular Chief's Chats on issues that may be of concern to staff. There is an open door policy in place at Stratford District Council. The leader has strong integrity and believes in a culture of transparency, openness, fairness and equality for all staff. He encourages flexibility within the organisation.

Benefits

Holidays

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