GRI Compliance / Social
Training and Education 2016
Average hours of training per year per employee
We have around 25,000 active users within our Learning Management System who completed 177,000 hours of learning during the reporting period. That equates to over seven hours of learning per employee.
Outside of the Learning Management System we have an extensive learning and development offering designed to maintain and enhance the capability of our current workforce and those new to the workforce through our Early Careers programmes.
Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs
We have a range of interventions to support employees through various transitions, two examples are provided below.
To support STEM Talent back into the sector we offer a STEM Returners programme; our programme incorporates a large amount of 1:1 support and group training with both technical refresher training and confidence boosting soft-skills training- we are focussed on making the transition back into work as easy and comfortable as possible.
To support our Leaders we offer various development programmes through the Babcock Leadership Academy; the academy offers development from first line manager through to senior leader to support career development and transition through the organisation.
Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews
Percentage of total employees by gender and by employee category who received a regular performance and career development review during the reporting period.
17,879 receive a performance and development review through our HR system.
A paper based version is provided for all other employees who cannot access the electronic system.