Virgin Trains East Coast named Top UK Employer

Published on : Monday, February 13, 2017

Virgin TrainsVirgin Trains East Coast was yesterday named one of the UK’s Top Employers.

 

 

As one of only 78 employers in the country to be certified by the Top Employers Institute, Virgin Trains East Coast joins the ranks with other major employers such as Asda, DFS, Harrods and Santander.

 

 

The news comes as Virgin Trains East Coast received over 15,000 applications for 78 train driver positions on the new Azuma trains.

 

 

Every year, the Top Employers Institute carries out annual research to identify leading employers around the world that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organisation and continuously strive to optimise employment practices.

 

 

Clare Burles, People Director for Virgin Trains East Coast said: “We’re proud to be named among the best employers in the UK. We take pride in our people, hiring only the best and helping them progress along the way. But our work doesn’t stop here. We will continue to focus on nurturing the talent we already have in the business, as well as recruit those people who we believe will help to take Virgin Trains East Coast from strength to strength and deliver amazing service to the millions of customers who choose to travel with us.”

 

 

Headquartered in York, Virgin Trains East Coast has around 2,800 employees at stations, depots and offices from Inverness to London who help to serve over 20 million customers per year

 

 

The Top Employers Institute assessed Virgin Trains East Coast employee offerings on the following criteria:

 

 

Talent Strategy

Workforce Planning

On-boarding

Learning & Development

Performance Management

Leadership Development

Career & Succession Management

Compensation & Benefits

Culture

 

Source:- Virgin Trains

Tags:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 02 AIME 2019
  • 03 AIME 2018
  • 05 ameistanbul 2019
  • 06 aviation-festival-asia 2019
  • 07 thehotelshowsaudiarabia 2019
  • 08 JTTX9 19
  • 10 Asia Pacific 2019
  • 10 Hotel Management Thailand 2019
  • 10 OTM 2019
  • 10 Routes Americas 2019
  • 11 Bar and Restaurant Investment 19
  • 11 Digital Travel 2019
  • 11 MALT 2019
  • 13 ATRTCM 2019
  • 13 Food Hospitality2019
  • 16 EMITT 2019
  • 16 IITM 2019
  • 17 AITF 18
  • 18 UITT 2019

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

    1. Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference

      January 22 - January 23
    2. OTM Mumbai

      January 23 - January 25
    3. CONVENTA

      January 23 - January 24
    4. FITUR 2019

      January 23 - January 27
    5. ITF SLOVAKIA TOUR 2019

      January 24 - January 27
Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com