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United Kingdom (1000+) 2021

The United Kingdom benchmark represents people who work in United Kingdom, including if their organizations have headquarters located in other locations. It covers all industries and functions. This benchmark only includes organizations of size 1000 - + employees.

  • ~4m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~200

    Organizations

These insights represent ~4m questions answered from ~200 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 6,500 people, in the last 12 months.

The data meet our criteria as being robust and reliable; unlikely to substantially change over time; and representative of the wider industry. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Computer Software

    19%

  • Internet

    9%

  • Information Technology and Services

    8%

  • Financial Services

    6%

  • Higher Education

    3%

  • Broadcast Media

    3%

  • Nonprofit Organization Management

    3%

  • Oil & Energy

    2%

  • Health, Wellness and Fitness

    2%

  • Retail

    2%

Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

71% of United Kingdom (1000+) employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 33% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 22 and is in the bottom 36% compared with the overall average.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work

85%

1% above global average

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time

67%

Same as global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

56%

3% below global average

I am proud to work for [Company]

83%

4% below global average

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere

66%

5% below global average

The highest scoring question for United Kingdom 1000+ had 89% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (-2% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in United Kingdom 1000+ were generally least favourable about Learning & Development, and were most negative towards 'When it is clear that someone is not delivering in their role we do something about it' with 17% of people disagreeing (+1% above average).

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in United Kingdom (1000+) organizations.

1

The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

64% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Leadership

Which questions matter the most?

Different things are important to different cultures. If you want to make more of your people engaged then you need to know what is important your people. These questions are most important to keeping people engaged in United Kingdom (1000+) organizations.

1

The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

64% favorable

Leadership
2

I feel like I belong at [Company]

80% favorable

Belonging
3

[Company] really allows us to make a positive difference

69% favorable

Social Connection
4

[Company] is a great company for me to make a contribution to my development

67% favorable

Learning & Development
5

The leaders at [Company] demonstrate that people are important to the company's success

73% favorable

Leadership

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 18% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (+0% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 10% of people see themselves leaving within two years (+0% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.

1

I feel like I belong at [Company]

80% favorable

Belonging
2

The leaders at [Company] have communicated a vision that motivates me

64% favorable

Leadership
3

[Company] is a great company for me to make a contribution to my development

67% favorable

Learning & Development
Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from Glassdoor.com, which is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings and more.

Overall Rating

3.8 stars (+0)

Culture and Values

3.8 stars (-0.1)

Work Life Balance

3.8 stars (+0)

Compensation and Benefits

3.6 stars (+0)

Career Opportunities

3.5 stars (+0)

Recommend to Friend

70.0% (-1)

CEO Approval

85.0% (+1)

How does United Kingdom (1000+) compare?

Organizations in United Kingdom 1000+ tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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