British Waterways among Sunday Times Top 100

April 2003
Management Services;Apr2003, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p7
Academic Journal
British Waterways, the organization that cares for more than 2,000 miles of canals and rivers nationwide, has been awarded a coveted top 100 place among the Best Companies to Work For list of "Sunday Times." It is one of just two public sector companies to appear in the top 100. British Waterways employs 2,200 people in a very wide range of disciplines, from engineers to ecologists and architects, to new business developers and property specialists as well as men and women working on the banks. Its role-combining heritage, environmental, commercial, social and economic themes-offers wide scope for careers and continuing opportunities for development and involvement. An employee survey released as of April 2003, revealed that British Waterways employees are significantly more satisfied with their current job than employees in other British companies. It also showed that employee loyalty to British Waterways as an organization are unusually high. About 92 percent of employees feel positive about the work of British Waterways and 83 percent of employees are happy with their jobs.


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