By Denis Sheehan MIH
The Sunday Times’ Best Places to Work list has been announced and includes one of the north’s most prestigious hotels, The Grand, York. This award recognises organisations, across all industries, with the highest levels of employee engagement and wellbeing in the UK.
The company’s dedication to embracing diversity and inclusion through neurodiversity awareness sessions, useful local benefits, wellbeing passports, monthly diversity team lunches, becoming one of only three Disability Confident Leaders in York and partnering with disability and mental health charities continuously are all contributing factors to the high levels of team morale.
In addition to this, The Grand take a holistic approach to supporting and developing team members, through training opportunities available in each area of the business and a three-pillar wellness strategy, encompassing financial, physical and psychological factors by hosting events, talks and providing valuable resources.
“We are absolutely delighted to be listed as one of The Sunday Times Best Places to Work based on an employee survey focussing on reward and recognition, empowerment, job satisfaction and instilling pride.
“Drive, excellence, and care are values that our team live by, and I am pleased that this is reflected in their job satisfaction and happiness whilst at work.
“Our wonderful team are what make The Grand truly Grand and I am proud of every individual who is working hard to ensure our guests are blessed with special memories in our beautiful city.” Simon Mahon, General Manager.