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Amara, the luxury interior design company based in Rayne, and insurance brokers Pound Gates, based in Ipswich, were crowned the region’s Best Overall Employers at the Best Employers Eastern Region Awards 2016. Further awards were also presented to organisations across the region which excel in Customer Focus, Employee Engagement and Innovation.
The Best Employers Eastern Region 2016 Awards conference will take place on Thursday 6 October at Hengrave Hall in Bury St Edmunds, celebrating the region’s best places to work and featuring guest speakers from high profile organisations discussing leadership, culture and its impact on business performance.
Ahead of the Best Employers Eastern Region conference and awards on Thursday 6 October, Lynn Walters from Pure and Margaret Burnside from eras ltd were invited on Mustard TV’s Business Extra show to explain more about the initiative.
Developed by Pure and People and Performance, the programme has been designed to develop talented aspiring female leaders, equipping them with the tools needed to evolve organisational culture at the same time as removing workplace barriers, the programme will be in two modules held in January and March: Module one taking place on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 January and Module two taking place on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 March 2017.
East Anglia’s top employers will be announced on 6 October at the next Best Employers Eastern Region event, an ongoing initiative run by Pure and eras Ltd to support the development of local organisations, boost the regional economy and to celebrate the region’s fantastic businesses.
The culture of your workplace has a significant impact on your ability to attract and retain talented people, a key element to achieving business growth. It affects your employer brand and influences people’s perception of coming to work for you. It’s also crucial for staff retention, as employees will look to escape a toxic culture.
Whether it’s the first time, or the 100th employee survey that you have put in place, sometimes the hardest team to convince is the senior management team. The Best Employer Eastern Region Survey has been designed to put you in control – you can decide to use the standard questionnaire or choose to customise the survey to suit your business.
If you have not yet started your Best Employers Eastern Region 2016 survey or if you are about to roll it out to your teams, we have some innovative suggestions designed to engage and motivate your teams.
Pure continues the successful Finance Leadership Programme, in collaboration with Grant Thornton, with the second workshop focusing on “People and Leadership” at the Grant Thornton offices in Chelmsford on Wednesday 11 May 2016 and Ipswich on Thursday 26 May 2016.