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Featured Workplace Factors

My Team

62% of staff agreed

This job is good for my own personal growth

Talkington Bates have training programmes on the intranet for their managers and offer pay/ support for external management qualifications through NLP and external training facilitators. Individual training plans are set and 360 feedback is given at 6 monthly appraisals. All managers have a mentor as well as external coaching/ mentoring through Skills south east. Managers regularly attend seminars on employment law as well as field trips to other sites, suppliers and high street organisations.

My Manager

71% of staff agreed

My work is an important part of my life

Talkington Bates visit local colleges and schools for chefs where they hold live Q&A or surgery sessions. Their offices are open plan and senior management hot desk, they always operate an open door policy. They have a staff forum on the intranet with an intranet based ‘Ask the leader' system and the leader/ senior management interact with employees during regular site visits. The leader of the organisation in particular knows all staff by their first names, visit all sites on a regular basis and takes a personal interest in all staff.

My Company

70% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

Talkington Bates have training programmes on the intranet for their managers and offer pay/ support for external management qualifications through NLP and external training facilitators. Individual training plans are set and 360 feedback is given at 6 monthly appraisals. All managers have a mentor as well as external coaching/ mentoring through Skills south east. Managers regularly attend seminars on employment law as well as field trips to other sites, suppliers and high street organisations.

Benefits

Maternity

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Pensions

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Private Healthcare

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Women in Senior Management

At least 40% of senior managers are women.

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