Following the unprecedented events of the last few years, being a good employer has taken on a new meaning. How are you supporting your employees throughout the cost of living crisis? How do you prioritise and promote employee welfare and engagement? Have you accelerated the use of digital platforms and personnel training?
This award celebrates organisations that went above and beyond to support not only their employees but also the communities in which they operate.
Judges will look for evidence of how employees are engaged in company values and how human resources have been optimised to achieve and sustain the commercial operation. They will also look at investment in people, initiatives to create a more collaborative culture and the impact this has had on commercial performance, assess how committed employees are to the company's ideals and how human and supporting resources have been optimised to accomplish and sustain the commercial operation.
The judges will be looking for evidence of:
Staff development, opportunities for career progression, training, retention and recruitment
A diverse, equal and inclusive work culture
Leadership and management
Innovation and operational excellence
Flexibility, work life balance and innovative use of technology to support this
Commitment to wellbeing
How have you supported staff through the pandemic and adapted office space
Commitment to CSR
Please state what your business is and the sector it operates in (maximum 350 words). Include your key business achievements that are significant for your market sector or industry. (Please note that should you become a finalist the answer to this question will be used in external PR & Communications to explain who you are).
In no more than 1000 words, please tell us why you think you should win this award. Refer to the points above as a guide to ensure you provide our judges with a full understanding of your organisation.