Ikano Bank are a financial services firm that offer credit to customers for retail products.
Ikano is a community of individuals committed to being successful whilst always acting on fair terms with their customers, partners and co-workers. They believe that their people can achieve great things, and continue to set them up to be as successful as they can.
The firm are founded on four core principles: Working Together; On Fair Terms; Daring to be Different; Common Sense & Simplicity.
Throughout the year, Ikano conduct a number of initiatives that support their principles. When a co-worker joins Ikano, they attend a cultural induction which introduces them to the organisation, how they came to be and how they continue to operate and grow.
Ikano believe that their employees' are their most important asset and therefore it is of paramount importance to them to ensure that they are supported throughout the year.
The firm have in house, trained Mental Health First Aiders who are in place to support co-workers with stress. This is in addition to other activities such as their wellbeing week and yoga and meditation classes. They have also held mental health awareness and mental health resilience sessions for all co-workers to help with any stress or mental health difficulties that they may be suffering.
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At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss
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 a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%
40% of employees have more than 5 years' service
At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative
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