HLM retains its position as a good employer with a top 50 place in Building’s Good Employer Guide.
The listing is in recognition of HLM’s commitment to the development, success and wellbeing of its staff.
Criteria for achieving a top 50 position is weighted towards employee feedback, supplied anonymously, and covering strength of feeling in the company’s performance in: corporate social responsibility; working atmosphere; career progression; the promotion of mental wellbeing; and how likely staff were to recommend the company to a new entrant to the industry.
The survey is evaluated alongside a company’s benefits package, which includes: number of holiday days; training hours and entry-level training schemes; pension schemes; the number of female non-administrative staff; maternity and paternity packages; as well as the opportunities for working abroad.
Karen Mosley, Director at HLM, said: “Our staff are the foundation of our business and we’re committed to providing them with the opportunities and resources to ensure they flourish. The HLM Academy provides each person with a bespoke career development programme that encourages them to develop in the direction they want, and at the speed they want. With several offices across the UK and internationally, our ‘One Team’ approach also enables all employees to work together and learn from each other.
“We also believe that work is about enjoyment and have listened to our global team to make sure the benefits we provide are reflective of what the team wants.
“To be included in Building’s Good Employer Guide is great recognition of our commitment. It’s even more special knowing that the results are based on what our team thinks.”
The Good Employer Guide listing follows a successful year of industry accolades for HLM including four shortlisting’s in this year Building Awards – Architectural Practice of the Year, Sustainable Project of the Year, BIM Excellence, and Skills Initiative of the Year – as well as numerous project awards including: