We are committed to ensuring that James Fisher is a rewarding place to work, to enable us to harness the potential of our pioneering employees.  

Attracting and developing talent is a key driver of James Fisher’s sustainable and profitable growth, and we’re committed to empowering, developing and supporting our people to attain their goals and realise their potential.

We aim to achieve this by:

  • Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our employees
  • Encouraging and supporting innovation and accountability
  • Developing individual and organisational excellence by investing in training and competence development

How we engage our employees

  • Our management teams hold regular town hall meetings, in person where possible and virtually in other cases, engaging with employees via Q&A sessions in relation to purpose, values, strategy, employee engagement and the group’s performance
  • Inken Braunschmidt (designated Non-Executive Director) has undertaken a number of engagement activities, including through her role on the employee engagement working group, and reports back to the Board of Directors on a regular basis
  • We built on the group’s engagement survey with the support of Gallup, providing valuable insights on issues that matter to our people
  • The company makes available an employee sharesave scheme to encourage employees’ involvement in our performance
Innovating solutions that deliver results and drive growth for our customers.

How we supported employees during 2023

  • We launched 'Engage' in 2023, a quarterly all-employee webinar providing updates from across the Group and the opportunity for employees to feed back
  • We extended mental health first aid training and have 44 mental health first aiders trained in Suicide First Aid
  • We highlighted the Employee Assistance Programme to remind our employees of the support available including maintaining a healthy work/life balance; improving mental wellbeing; family issues; financial management and money issues
  • We launched our online employee community hub to inform, empower and connect our employees across the Group
  • A new HR ticketing system was launched for all HR-related enquiries
  • We celebrated the success of our first manager and leadership apprenticeships
  • The Group Head of Reward was appointed to shape and lead the reward strategy
James Fisher is a global supplier of trusted engineering services across the industries we serve, with an unrivalled ability to develop innovative solutions that meet the constantly developing needs of our customers operating in challenging environments.
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