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ACT deliver a wide range of training to over 6,500 people a year including: apprenticeships, traineeships, 14-16 schools provision, commercial training and managed training services provision.
Founded in the late 1980's, the organisation's primary purpose is to make a positive difference to people's lives by providing excellent learning programmes.
ACT is continuously looking for new ways to recognise and reward their employees. They undertook a major review of staff salaries and benefits during the summer of 2017, which resulted in annual increases to salaries for all staff via a formal salary structure with annual incremental increases. The package also included a health care and death in service plan for all staff, improved work-life balance and increased employer pension contributions.
ACT are committed to enhancing and supporting the wellbeing of all its employees through a number of initiatives. They have an in-house counsellor who supports employees with issues that may be affecting their work and wellbeing. They promote a culture of coaching across ACT, where managers throughout the organisation are trained in coaching techniques enabling them to better support their employees and improve their wellbeing. They also introduced a wellbeing hub, a multi purpose space that houses the ACT wellbeing team and pod spaces for employees to work quietly alone or one to one with their learners.
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At least 40% of senior managers are women
Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees
Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees
Companies offering private health insurance for all employees
At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative
Companies that provide support for non-work related training to all staff
School hours contracts offered to all staff
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