Emerald Group becomes a Flexa accredited employer
14th September 2022
Emerald Group has been accredited as a flexible employer by Flexa, a global company which benchmarks organisations' flexibility against its competitors.
Emerald Group is a market-leading global provider of social science research (Emerald Publishing) and leadership and management corporate learning solutions (Emerald Works).
Emerald believes its employees perform best when they feel trusted to work where and when they want. Its fully flexible hybrid working policy has been in place since 2021 and continues to support Emerald employees to develop both personally and professionally.
Through the Flexification ® accreditation, Emerald Group achieved a company FlexaScore ™ of 94% which uses several parameters to assess flexibility such as working from home, hours, frequency of travel and benefits. The Group also achieved an Employee FlexScore™ of 87% which uses emotional and perception-based questions to understand whether employees feel supported when it comes to flexible working.
Vicky Williams, CEO of Emerald Group, commented: "With the world of work changing forever and remote working increasing by 138% since March 2020, now more than ever flexibility is essential. By trusting our employees to work in a way that suits them we’ve been able to create a work culture that empowers us all to deliver on our goals and help Emerald to continue to be a successful and innovative business."
Oliver Taylor, Account Manager at Flexa, added: "We loved working with Emerald Group. Their passion for flexibility is clear, they believe their employees should strike a healthy work-life balance. This is always difficult in a larger business. However, Emerald is clearly succeeding. Offering flexible hours, a co-working/office space plus remote working, Emerald Group employees are spoilt for choice."
At Emerald employees will a wide range of benefits, such as 30 days annual leave, remote flexible working, up to 20% performance bonus, 6% pension contribution and various benefits aimed at supporting your wellbeing and work-life balance.
To find out more about working at Emerald visit its careers website for all the latest opportunities.
Emerald Publishing provides a range of publishing services to help researchers tell their stories in a meaningful and timely way, providing innovative tools and services to build confidence and capability in impactful research. As a proud signatory of DORA, Emerald is committed to establishing new pathways to impact, making research more accessible, and helping communities make decisions that change their world for the better.
For over 50 years Emerald’s core purpose has been to champion fresh thinkers and help them make a difference so that little by little those in academia or in practice can unite to bring positive change in the real world. Emerald Publishing is delighted to be named Independent Publisher of the Year and Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year in the Independent Publishers Guild 2020 Independent Publishing Awards.