Robert Dyas provide an Operations and Procedures Manual and all requests for support for external management qualifications are considered, Colleagues have had time off for study, time off to attend courses or leave early and also financial support is awarded if the qualification links to the job role i.e. CIPD /CIMA. They have a Senior Store Manager programme with the top 10% of Store Managers and run an Assistant Manager training programme. 360 feedback has been done within the Operations Team (District Managers/Communications and HR). They have recently trained their Ops team in Predictive Index (PI) which they also distributed to all Store Managers.
Robert Dyas have a No Smoking Policy and Smoking is not permitted inside any premises and a lot of Head Office Colleagues will now offer fruit as well as cakes when buying for their birthday! They promote their Retail Trust Helpline as well as encouraging colleagues to approach their Line Manager or HR if they have an ongoing concern. With regards to other mental health issues they refer all cases to their occupational Health provider for advice and support and any colleague who requests time off for private treatment will be given the time requested. Head Office colleagues have a discounted membership at the local Health Centre and they encourage all Colleagues to take regular breaks.
Robert Dyas hold a Head Office Christmas Party, Annual Conference and Stores Christmas nights out. This year, Store of the Year - Colleagues from the Guildford Store are going to Salzburg and bottles of champagne are awarded to District Managers winning incentives in their district. They also have a huge amount of Store incentive schemes. The Commercial department recently underwent a training course in negotiation skills which was a bespoke course to meet individual needs. At Head Office training is on a Department by Department basis. The Operations team in particular meet off site for Strategy days on a 3 or 4 month basis and this always has a team building element.
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On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships
40% of employees with more than 5 years' service
Full family cover
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