Dudley Building Society named Great Place to Work

Dudley Building Society named Great Place to Work



Dudley Building Society has been awarded Great Place to Work certification for the first time.


Great Place to Work is a global recognition programme aimed at creating a positive workplace culture. In 2022 more than 12 million employees, across more than 20,000 companies and 97 countries, were surveyed about their experiences with their employers.


The mutual received incredible feedback from its employees about its culture as part of the accreditation process. More than eight in 10 employees (83%) said Dudley Building Society was a great place to work, which is significantly higher than the 54% of employees at average UK-based businesses.


In addition, 83% of staff said they wanted to work at the Society for a long time, while 85% said they were proud to tell others that they work for Dudley Building Society. A whopping 93% said that new joiners were made to feel welcome, with more than nine in 10 stating that staff were treated fairly, irrespective of their sex, sexual orientation or race.


In awarding Dudley Building Society Great Place to Work status, it has recognised that the Society is one which prioritises its employees’ well-being, fosters a positive workplace culture, and provides an environment in which staff feel valued, engaged and motivated.


Lisa Talbot, Head of Employee Experience at Dudley Building Society, commented:


“Following an encouraging year of growth, we are delighted to have been recognised as a Great Place to Work for the first time. This accolade is a testament to our team’s dedication, commitment and ambition to make sure Dudley Building Society stays around for another 160 years in our communities.  We thank all our employees for their enthusiasm and sheer hard work. Our people are our greatest asset. We are an organisation that promotes trust, pride, high performance, curiosity, and ambition. We continue to be committed to ensuring we are there for our employees so they will be there for our customers, helping all people live better lives.”