To survey the organisation regularly and achieve increasing employee engagement.To provide our colleagues with the opportunity to invest in our company.
92% of colleagues participated in the 2018 employee survey. We saw improvements across all categories, notably in leadership, communicating with employees and involving our teams in problem solving and improving work practices.
reduction in Total Accident Rate
Holistic Approach to Health and Safety
To target a 50% reduction in accident/ incident rate by 2021/22. Scope of wellbeing checks extended to include mental health with year-on-year increase in the proportion of employees attending voluntary consultations.
We have achieved two full financial years without a reportable accident. We are also developing our approach to mental wellbeing and are improving management awareness and mental health training for employees.
Diversity and Inclusion
To develop employment policies and working practices that encourage a diverse and inclusive workforce.
We have been working on fully refreshing our employment policies and working practices to focus our diversity and inclusion efforts on addressing talent needs, improving insight and understanding, developing a high performance culture and role modelling and embedding our values.
Every business-critical role to have a clear succession plan in place drawing on internal and external talent. Develop policies to retain high potential employees and those with specialist skills.
An important emphasis this year has been on embedding the management development programme which was rolled out last year. 97% of attendees felt their leadership skills had improved as a result of the programme.