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How can Best Employers benefit your organisation?

As well as showcasing the many exceptional employers in our region, the Best Employers Eastern Region 2018 brings many added benefits for businesses looking to actively evolve workplace culture and increase engagement.

This is because organisations participating in Best Employers Eastern Region begin by asking their employees to complete a confidential survey which measures employee engagement, company culture and values.

The survey has been developed by psychometrics experts eras ltd, co-founders of the Best Employers Eastern Region alongside professional recruitment specialists Pure. It is provided completely free of charge to participating organisations in the East of England and is designed to give employees a confidential way to share their views and for companies to find out they can develop a culture and reputation which attracts and retains staff. After the survey, participating organisations are provided with a tailored report, which includes information on how they can progress and maintain a motivating workplace which gets the best out of their people. Furthermore, the survey is also the only one of its kind which allows employers to compare themselves with regional competitors for free.

How the Best Employers Eastern Region survey works

There are three core sections to the survey:

  • Section One: Your employees - This gathers information on your employees including job level, salary banding, location and length of service. Valuable data for employers to gain insight on the retention, progression and talent pipeline within their organisation.
  • Section Two: Your organisation - This includes customisable questions relating to your organisation’s priorities and includes questions relating to communication and learning and development opportunities. The results are summarised in the organisation’s tailored report, for example, if training and development is a big concern, the survey would highlight that demand and offer solutions.
  • Section Three: Your culture and values - This section investigates how your employees perceive your organisation’s culture, values and leadership, benchmarking your organisation to others across the region.

Lynn Walters, Executive Director at Pure, said:

“The survey is extremely flexible and this year it has been made even simpler to use and customise. You can use it as your only source of employee engagement monitoring, as it is expertly designed to capture the data you will need. Alternatively, you can use it to add value to existing in-house surveys, combining elements together to make your own bespoke survey, completely customised to your organisation. Even if you do choose to customise it, you still have the opportunity to benchmark your engagement scores against other organisations in the region.”

For more information, or to register to take part, visit www.best-employers.co.uk or download the 2018 brochure.