Alphabet (GB) recognised as one of the UK’s Top Employers for sixth year in a row

posted on 05/02/2019

Fleet leasing and business mobility experts Alphabet (GB) Limited today announced that it has been recognised by independent HR certification company, Top Employers Institute for a sixth consecutive year.

Photo: Adam Lupton, HR Director of Alphabet (GB) Limited collecting the 2019 Top Employers Certification award from Phil Sproston, Country Manager (UK & Ireland) for the Top Employers Institute.

The Top Employers Institute assessed Alphabet (GB) Limited’s approach in HR strategy, people management and employment practices. As a result, Alphabet was awarded the Top Employers United Kingdom 2019 Certification, earning the company an exclusive place among a select group of certified companies in the UK and globally.

The award is made to leading employers who demonstrate excellence in employee conditions, develop talent at all levels and strive to continuously enhance their employment practices. Organisations certified as Top Employers are dedicated to providing the best working environment for employees through a progressive, ‘people-first’ HR practices. This global Certification Programme has certified and recognised more than 1,500 Top Employers in 118 countries across five continents.

The Top Employers Institute assesses participants through a global HR Best Practices Survey and organisations must successfully achieve required standards in a number of key areas in order to be certified. The survey encompasses over 100 questions which cover 600 ‘People Development’ practices across 10 topics: Talent Strategy, Workforce Planning, Talent Acquisition, On-boarding, Learning & Development, Performance Management, Leadership Development, Career & Succession Management, Compensation & Benefits and Culture. The Top Employers Institute evaluates the implementation of these HR practices and reviews how they are supported through Strategy, Ownership, Practices, Measurement and Technology.

David Plink, CEO for the Top Employers Institute commented: “We believe that the 2019 Certified organisations demonstrate exceptional employee conditions and encourage the development of these practices by putting their people first. These companies help enrich the world of work with their outstanding dedication to HR excellence and because of this, they are recognised as an employer of choice.”

Adam Lupton, HR Director at Alphabet commented “It’s absolutely fantastic that Alphabet has achieved the Top Employers Certification for a sixth consecutive year. Each year we set ourselves the challenge to improve our employee offering and raise the bar. The world of work, the nature of employment and the demands from employees are changing more rapidly than ever. As a business we’re committed to our organisational development in order to attract and retain the most talented people from across a diverse range of talent pools and skill-sets. We know that this is the best way for us to provide the levels of service and expertise to satisfy the complex requirements of the Alphabet customers we serve.

In many modern organisations, HR is a key stakeholder in fleet and mobility decisions so our Top Employers Certification is demonstration to our customers and potential customers that we share their progressive approach when it comes to a business’ most valuable resource: its people.”

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