Caption: FMB's Karen Dickinson and Irene Davis with Oaks Consulting Team
As a company, we are always striving to improve, not only in the services that we provide to our clients but also as an employer. We believe that our success is owed a lot to the people we have here at FMB and so, staff retention is something that we are very passionate about.
We are currently working with Lancaster University and a number of their HR Masters students on a business project to evaluate our HR approach. The students go under the name of Oaks Consulting Team and they will be working closely with FMB and our staff over the coming months to evaluate the perception of FMB and its culture. They will also be looking at how FMB compares to other local businesses of a similar size to attract and retain the right people.
We think that this is a fantastic opportunity for us to be able to obtain some honest feedback from our employees as all discussions with the students are anonymous. At the end of the project, we will be able to see what our employees feel we are doing well and also if there are any areas for improvement that need to be addressed.
We look forward to welcoming Oaks Consulting Team back to the FMB offices again soon!