Difficulty with recruitment must be the number one bug-bear for companies in the Dacorum area. And even if you can find someone and fill your vacancy, how do you ensure they stay with you? There are several answers to the recruitment conundrum and the one I want to focus on this month, is employee engagement.
Companies with more than 250 UK based employees now have to include a statement about employee engagement in their annual reports. If you’re interested in the legal bit, this is covered under the Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018. The Regulations specify that the directors’ report must have a statement summarising how directors have engaged with employees and taken account of their interests during the year. It must also describe the action by the company taken during the financial year to introduce, maintain or develop arrangements aimed at: