Returning to work after a leave of absence can be a huge shock for any employee. Whether it is through sickness, maternity leave or more recently furlough, it is crucial that as an employer we manage the transition back to work well.
1 in 4 people are affected by mental health problems each year Almost 1 in 5 adults are likely to have experienced some form of depression throughout the COVID–19 pandemic. Wellbeing in the workplace needs to be more than just a successful training course, it must also involve great engagement and support in order to
You may recognize Sophie as she has worked for GUK/RUK for over seven years. She is a great example of what can be achieved with hard-work and dedication. Her career with us started as a part time administration manager, since then she has been promoted to a Contracts Manager, then a Service Delivery Manager and
Virag has worked as a receptionist for 1.5 years. It is great to have someone on board who shares and advocates our vision and values throughout their job role. Personal growth is always important, Virag is driven to achieve this, through participation in our Customer Service Excellence Program as well as attending Personal Development events.
This is Andra who has worked as a Guest Experience Manager since November 2019. She believes customer service is the most important element within her role. Whether it’s speaking to the visitors, liaising with office managers, completing daily site inspections or assisting the maintenance and cleaning teams, good customer service underpins everything Andra does. Andra
The Covid-19 lockdown came at a particularly crucial time for one of our clients, whose site was scheduled for Practical Completion in March 2020. Due to the climate, PC was placed on hold, yet GUK were able to work alongside the client to prepare them for mobilisation when the time came. We had a site
Many businesses saw a sharp increase in antisocial behaviour following the easing of lockdown restrictions, including one of our clients. They approached us when their tenants began to express concerns over antisocial behaviour and a lack of illumination at night, which was leading to a fear of crime. The client had no power source, so
During the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, we saw our front of house services hit the most due to office closures and home working. Many sites were temporarily reduced to one receptionist. A Building Manager at one specific site, who formed part of the wider RUK team was a vulnerable individual and it was deemed
Here at GUK, our Head Office and operational commitments have continued throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The security and protection of our buildings whilst supporting our clients and staff has been our top priority. It has been essential for us to adapt quickly in an ever-changing environment. We’ve continued to provide security and service solutions for
Our strategic approach to planning for a second lockdown meant that our teams were ready and waiting for immediate dispatch as soon as the second lockdown was announced in Leicester. Our team of strategic planners had already highlighted areas which were at particular risk of a second lockdown, and team leaders in these areas were