Our Commitment To Our People
Our goal is for Premier to attract, retain and motivate high calibre employees. Our outstanding leadership team have developed and nurtured a culture that supports our success. We value speed, integrity, energy, and results. We have a ‘can do’ culture in which employees see the difference they make.
Attraction And Retention
- Total Employees7,000+
- % Female90%
At the end of the financial year, Premier employed over 7,000 staff across six countries. By Christmas 2016, Premier will employ over 8,000 staff. Premier believes that it is important to ensure that all team members enjoy a workplace which is free from discrimination; we believe our staff perform the best when they can be themselves at work and so we strongly support gender, age, sexual orientation, disability and cultural diversity at work. In FY16, 90% of our total team members are women, who held 77% of the positions at management level. We rely on the passion and commitment of our employees to achieve the results we do.
Premier provides ongoing and regular training opportunities throughout the year to develop and support our future aspiring leaders. This year we held 323 training and development workshops led by our People & Culture Managers and Senior Leaders.
Rewards And Recognition
We recognise and reward outstanding contributions to our group results, both individually and for team performance. Our annual awards in FY16 celebrated a total of 93 employees for their excellent performance and contribution to achieving our goals. In addition, we reward our top stores and staff across all seven brands globally via our annual ‘Just Group Excellence Awards’. The top performing Regional Managers, Store Managers and Visual Merchandiser Managers for each of our brands are rewarded publicly amongst their peers for their great leadership and delivery of the FY16 results.
Premier is committed to the prevention of workplace injury and lost time. We want to create a culture where all employees feel responsible for all aspects of health and safety. ‘Play it Safe’ has become part of our culture. Workplace safety is considered in all our business decisions, including workplace design and development, supply chain, visual merchandising and store planning. We have clear and measurable performance targets. However, in the event that a work related injury or illness occurs, we are also committed to supporting affected employees in returning to work and continuing their career.
We will continue to develop Premier as a great place to work, and a great company in which our team build their careers.