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BDB has announced a radical new move with regards to its workplace culture. Employees can now enjoy unlimited holidays, as well as uncapped remote working and flexible hours
The initiative follows the management buyout in 2017, where the new executive team acquired 100% of the company’s capital. Matt Smith, CEO, comments: “Having heard peers and advisors moan about the attitudes and expectations of Generation Y employees, I embraced the BDB culture of transparency and honesty and asked our talented team members directly what mattered most to them. By taking into account the needs of our employees, we reshaped our benefits platform and working practices to fit.
“Better work life balance, flexible working and feeling valued were all clear priorities, alongside a market-leading salary. Many would complain they want everything, but who doesn’t? At BDB, we only want truly exceptional talent to join our unrivalled team and I’m confident that by making such a bold move in this area we will not only attract new candidates, but also maintain our extraordinary employee retention rates. Last year, we even welcomed back old team members.”
BDB’s latest initiative emphasises the company’s commitment to rewarding its high performing team. BDB boasts a long list of other employee benefits, such as support with health and dental care, car leasing schemes, childcare vouchers and gym memberships. It also hosts team days, social events and charity initiatives, throughout the year. Day to day, employees can enjoy a variety of benefits, from detailed induction programmes and hands on mentors to tailored career development plans and training.
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