City of Lincoln Council has welcomed 33 role model employers to the Lincoln Social Responsibility Charter including some of the city’s biggest employers – Lincolnshire Co-operative, University of Lincoln and Siemens.
The charter, which was launched in October 2018, is free to join and available to any employer in Lincoln that can demonstrate a number of good practices in their workplace that benefit their employees and the wider community.
Through undertaking socially responsible activities, employers can expect to reap rewards for their organisation such as reduced recruitment costs and better brand recognition.
In turn, employees can expect to receive a range of benefits from their employer which can make a real difference.
Lincoln employers include:
- JW Ruddock & Sons Ltd
- Voluntary Centre Services
- Lincoln Community Development Worker Project (T/A developmentplus)
- City of Lincoln Council
- St Barnabas Hospice
- Specialist Education Support Network
- Epix Media Ltd
- Lincoln Minster School
- Linwave Technology Limited
- Saul Fairholm Chartered Accountants
- Beneficial Trust & Will Co Ltd
- Lincolnshire Credit Union
- Ringrose Law
- University of Lincoln
- Lincolnshire Action Trust
- Leap Ltd
- LAGAT College
- St Marks Shopping Centre
- Streets Heaver Computer Systems Ltd
- Acts Trust
- Dale and Co Solicitors
- Static Security Services Ltd
- APIS Solutions
- The Network
- Comprehensive Fire and Security Solutions Ltd
- Distract Ltd
- Obam Stairlifts Ltd
- Lincolnshire Co-op
To gain accreditation as a socially responsible employer, the charter requires small organisations (1-10) to proactively undertake a minimum of three socially responsible activities, medium organisations (11-49) to undertake a minimum of five and large organisations (50+) to undertake a minimum of ten.
Organisations are required to include a combination of activities that benefit the employee and the local community.
By signing up to the charter, the organisation will receive a personalised version of the charter endorsed by the Mayor of Lincoln, a Lincoln Social Responsibility Charter logo for use on documents and marketing material, promotion from City of Lincoln Council and invitations to City of Lincoln Council led consultations and Mayoral Charity events.
Click or tap here to sign up.