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Benchmarking – SME Edition

Strategy – Work-life Strategy

The organisation has a well-developed plan for work/life balance which is clearly linked to the broader business and HR strategy. Please mark the statement that best describes your organisation.


Activity 1    
Gold The importance of work/life balance and how this is to be achieved is explicitly included within the company’s business plan.
Silver The importance of work/life balance is explicitly included within HR or personnel plans and conversations
Bronze The importance of work/life balance is considered when making decisions about compensation and benefits
Not yet ranked None of the previous.
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Activity 2    
Gold Managers have the Work/life balance of their team as one of their key performance goals
Silver Managers are rewarded for increasing the Work/Life balance of their teams, although this is not one of their key performance targets
Bronze Work/life balance goals will be included in managers’ performance plans within the next year.
Not yet ranked None of the previous.
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Activity 3    
Gold At least one Board member is involved in regular discussions regarding Work/Life balance issues for employees.
Silver At least one senior manager is involved in regular discussions regarding Work/Life balance issues for employees.
Bronze A group is in the process of being formed to discuss Work/Life balance issues within the company
Not yet ranked None of the previous.
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Activity 4    
Gold We actively promote our approach to Work/life balance when trying to attract new staff/employees
Silver Our approach to Work/life balance has had a noticeable impact upon our ability to recruit good employees
Bronze We have at least one example where a new recruit was attracted by our approach to work/life balance
Not yet ranked None of the previous.
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Activity 5    
Gold Our commitment to work/life balance is clearly and widely communicated throughout the organisation
Silver Those involved in our HR and personnel processes communicate a clear commitment to work/life balance
Bronze Everyone that joins us is provided with a clear statement of our commitment to work/life balance .
Not yet ranked None of the previous.
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