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Business case – Building the Business Case for work-life balance

The organisation is able to clearly articulate the business reasons for developing and implementing work/life strategies.

Please mark the statement that best describes your organisation.


Activity 1    
Gold The Board and managers understand how work/life balance impacts on, and have put numbers against all of the following:
Retention, Recruitment, Employer of Choice.
Silver Managers understand how work/life balance impacts on at least one of these factors and numbers have been put against them:
Retention, Recruitment, Employer of Choice.
Bronze The case has been made and accepted for retaining and recruiting women with children through work/life balance programmes.
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Activity 2    
Gold

The Board and managers understand how work/life balance impacts on, and have put numbers against, all of the following:
Customer Satisfaction, Staff/Employee Morale, Absenteeism, Productivity.

Silver

Managers understand how work/life balance impacts on at least one of these factors and numbers have been put against them:
Customer Satisfaction, Staff/Employee Morale, Absenteeism, Productivity.

Bronze

The case has been made and accepted for improving staff/employee satisfaction through work/life programmes.

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Activity 3    
Gold

All managers in the organisation are able to explain the business benefits of work/life balance.

Silver

At least half of the managers in the organisation are able to explain the business benefits of work/life balance.

Bronze

Some, but not the majority of managers in the organisation are able to explain the business benefits of work/life balance.

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Activity 4    
Gold

Managers can identify the link between the organisation’s work/life strategy and their business challenges.

Silver

At least half of the managers in the organisation are able to show how work/life balance strategies link into their business challenges.

Bronze

Some, but not the majority of managers in the organisation are able to show how work/life balance strategies link into their business challenges.

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