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

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