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United Kingdom (500 - 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.

  • ~0.9m

    Questions answered
    in last 12 months

  • /
  • ~150

    Organizations

These insights represent ~0.9m questions answered from ~150 organizations, ranging in size from 10 to 1,300 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

    18%

  • Internet

    16%

  • Information Technology and Services

    12%

  • Financial Services

    4%

  • Retail

    3%

  • Real Estate

    3%

  • Computer & Network Security

    3%

  • Computer Networking

    3%

  • Marketing and Advertising

    3%

  • Leisure, Travel & Tourism

    3%

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.

72% of United Kingdom (500 - 1000) employees are engaged

This is in the bottom 36% compared with the overall average.


The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 23 and is in the bottom 40% 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 am proud to work for [Company]

87%

Same as global average

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

83%

1% below global average

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

69%

2% below global average

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

65%

2% below global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company

56%

3% below global average

The highest scoring question for United Kingdom (500-1000) had 90% of people agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (-1% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Work & Life Blend.


People in United Kingdom (500-1000) 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 15% of people disagreeing (-2% below 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 (500 - 1000) organizations.

1

At [Company] we act on promising new or innovative ideas

64% favorable


The factor this relates most closely to is Innovation

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 (500 - 1000) organizations.

1

At [Company] we act on promising new or innovative ideas

64% favorable

Innovation
2

[Company] effectively directs resources (funding, people and effort) towards company goals

63% favorable

Company Performance
3

[Company] really allows us to make a positive difference

73% favorable

Social Connection
4

Day-to-day decisions here demonstrate that quality and improvement are top priorities

68% favorable

Service & Quality Focus
5

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

68% 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, 11% of people see themselves leaving within two years (+1% 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

At [Company] we act on promising new or innovative ideas

64% favorable

Innovation
2

[Company] really allows us to make a positive difference

73% favorable

Social Connection
3

[Company] effectively directs resources (funding, people and effort) towards company goals

63% favorable

Company Performance
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

3.9 stars (+0.1)

Culture and Values

4.0 stars (+0.1)

Work Life Balance

4.0 stars (+0.2)

Compensation and Benefits

3.8 stars (+0.2)

Career Opportunities

3.6 stars (+0.1)

Recommend to Friend

75.0% (+4)

CEO Approval

89.0% (+5)

How does United Kingdom (500 - 1000) compare?

Organizations in United Kingdom (500-1000) tend to be very similar to the global all industries insights, with no significant departures from the average.

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