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Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter


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As an Employer, we are proud to have become a registered supporter of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter. Working alongside the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the Local Enterprise Partnership, and other key organisations in the Region, we have a shared ambition of creating good jobs for all with real opportunities to help people progress, develop and contribute to the thriving regional economy.

By supporting the Charter, we demonstrate our commitment to contribute to Greater Manchester becoming one of the best places to live, work and play in the world. We are a member of a forward-thinking business community, which champions responsible employment practices and supports sustainable growth.

We fully support the Charter’s seven ‘Good Employment Characteristics’, which set out what good employment practice, effective employee engagement and good and fair employment looks like. These are dynamic and will evolve as more organisations get involved and different approaches are recognised.

Characteristic 1: Extending Secure Work

Characteristic 2: Extending Flexible Work

Characteristic 3: Pay

Characteristic 4: Improving Workplace Engagement & Voice

Characteristic 5: Developing Excellent Recruitment Practices

Characteristic 6: Improving People Management

Characteristic 7: Fostering Employee Health & Wellbeing