Our people are fundamental to the success of our business and key to satisfied customers. We aspire to be the employer of choice in our business sector.
Essential to achieving this is an engaged workforce where people feel that FirstGroup is a great place to work. Following our first Group-wide employee satisfaction survey in 2010 we are addressing areas for improvement. We have revised our Group vision and values to create a framework for a common identity across the company.
Recruitment, training and development are vital in finding the right people with the right skills for their roles. Our development programmes are therefore supported by lifelong learning provision which includes access to numeracy and literacy training.
Our recruitment and development programmes aim to build the diversity of our workforce, in line with our commitment to equal opportunity employer status.
The safety of our employees, customers and third parties is of great importance to us and we have a well-established safety management programme. We cover the safety of our employees in this section and you can find more information about the work we are doing to ensure the safety of our customers here.
Safety is one of our core values. In this section you can find out what are doing to make this value come to life in the organisation and more about our wellbeing strategy. Our occupational safety data can be found here.
Improving staff satisfaction by more effectively engaging our employees and involving them in the management of the company. In this section you can find out more about what we are doing to achieve this.
We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce where certain groups are poorly represented. In this section you can learn about what we are doing to address this. You can find our diversity data here.
Development and training of employees is an essential element of any people strategy. In this section we talk about our training provision (including lifelong learning) and present more recruitment information. Related data can be found here.