Corporate social responsibility
We believe that being part of the community means committing to long-term programmes of donation, support and development.
This is a responsibility that incorporates environmental issues, working practices and engagement within the community.
Flexible Benefits for Employees
Huntswood operates a flexible working hours arrangement to enable employees to balance their work requirements with their out of office needs. Huntswood also offers a comprehensive package of core staff benefits and a flexible benefits package that can be tailored to the individual’s circumstances and requirements.
Competitive Remuneration Packages
The majority of roles within Huntswood were benchmarked using data from the Watson Wyatt financial services salary survey and results confirm that our reward packages are extremely competitive and comfortably within the top quarter offered within the financial services sector.
Equal Opportunities Policy
Huntswood is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and avoid unlawful discrimination in employment or to customers. Age, religious belief, race, gender and sexual orientation are recognised in our equal opportunities policy and we are committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and which helps employees to manage the work life balance. This is done through the active implementation of policies relating to disability, adoption, flexible working, maternity and paternity leave. Copies of these policies are available on request.
Training and Career Development
Our Human Resources (HR) function manages internal training and development. A key responsibility of the function is to ensure that Huntswood’s staff are being utilised to their full potential and that their range of skills is being effectively deployed within the business. In addition, HR seek to ensure that individual’s career ambitions are being optimised and fulfilled.
The purpose of the Staff Forum is to provide a regular opportunity for the exchange of views and encourage ongoing consultation with employees through open dialogue, via their elected representatives, on issues of mutual interest and concern. This promotes an environment in which everyone, irrespective of their role, can escalate issues and suggestions to the Huntswood Board for due consideration.
Regulatory Initiatives and Compliance
With a dedicated in-house business division specialising in regulatory compliance, Huntswood aims to maintain and promote the best interests of clients’ customers through an understanding of, and adherence to, regulatory guidelines and principles, such as Treating Customers Fairly (TCF). This knowledge and understanding of the customers’ rights and requirements helps to ensure that projects are delivered in a customer focussed environment.