At the heart of addressing the complex engineering challenges of the modern world, BGEN stands out as a leading provider of greener and more sustainable engineering solutions, catering to clients in heavy industry, pharmaceuticals, energy, and utilities. As a prominent player in the UK’s transition towards sustainable energy solutions, BGEN places a huge emphasis on its status as a people-centric business. In recognising the inherent value of its employees and their well-being, creating a supportive and happy culture throughout the organisation.
To underscore this commitment, BGEN has implemented robust well-being programmes that span a diverse spectrum of areas, all tailored to elevate physical health, mental well-being, and work-life balance for all permanent employees along with collective agreements with NACEI, JIB and SJIB to accommodate specialist skilled team members. By making well-being a top priority, BGEN ensures its employees’ thriving success and reinforces its position as a services business that prioritises the welfare of its most valuable asset—the people who drive its innovation and excellence.
The wellbeing programmes cover a broad spectrum of areas, focusing on the physical health, mental well-being, and work-life balance of employees.
Comprehensive Health and Safety Culture:
A robust health and safety culture is embedded within the company, ensuring that employees are well-informed about potential risks in their work environment. This proactive approach includes regular training, providing the necessary tools and equipment, and fostering a culture where safety is everyone’s responsibility. By prioritising safety, BGEN not only complies with regulations but goes above and beyond to create an environment where employees can focus on their tasks with peace of mind.
Mental Health First Aid Support:
Mental health is a crucial component of overall well-being to address this, the company has invested in training mental health first aiders. Trained to provide support for their peers. By actively reducing the stigma around discussing mental health, BGEN ensures that employees feel supported and valued.
BGEN champions a holistic approach to employee well-being, recognising the paramount importance of work-life balance. Through its progressive Hybrid Working Model, the company empowers employees with the autonomy to choose between office and remote work, (work permitting) fostering a culture where productivity and well-being coexist seamlessly. Complementing this, BGEN acknowledges the unique needs of employees with families by offering Flexible Working Hours. This accommodation ensures that parents and caregivers can align their work schedules with family commitments, safeguarding the delicate equilibrium between professional success and family life.
Furthermore, BGEN goes beyond the conventional by introducing a strong maternity and paternity scheme, a testament to its commitment to employees during crucial life milestones. This benefit provides invaluable support to new parents, allowing them to dedicate meaningful time to their growing families without the burden of financial concerns. Moreover, the company actively promotes Work-Life Integration through comprehensive Wellness Programmes. These initiatives encompass workshops, counselling services, and resources designed to help individuals manage stress, foster resilience, and strike a harmonious balance between their personal and professional lives.
Recognising that personal challenges can impact professional well-being, BGEN further demonstrates its commitment to its employees through Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP). These confidential resources offer counselling, support, and guidance for individuals facing various life challenges. In essence, BGEN’s multifaceted approach to employee well-being creates an environment where individuals not only excel professionally but also thrive personally.
Learning and development:
A dynamic learning and development programme underscores BGEN’s commitment to not only attract top talent but also nurture the skills and potential of its existing workforce. For apprentices, it serves as a launchpad, providing hands-on experience and mentorship to shape the engineers of tomorrow. Simultaneously, upskilling initiatives empower current employees to continually enhance their expertise, ensuring they remain at the forefront of industry advancements.
By integrating this multifaceted approach—prioritising employee well-being alongside a dedication to continuous learning—BGEN not only ensures the flourishing success of its team but also solidifies its reputation as a services business that invests in the growth and development of its most valuable asset: its people. In doing so, it aligns its trajectory with the evolving landscape of both engineering excellence and employee empowerment.
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