At Expect we have a progressive approach to corporate social responsibility with a dedicated committee led by our Managing Director.
CSR objectives are agreed and reviewed twice yearly under the following 3 categories;
Its our people that make the business a success. During 2020 we announced a new and improved employee benefit package including additional holidays, a company healthcare scheme, the funding of all HGV driver medicals, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, a new onsite gym facility and an annual BBQ for all employees and their families.
We are committed to providing equal opportunities and achieving diversity within our business.
We communicate regularly with all employees, in weekly 1-2-1 meetings, monthly employee newsletter, through social networking channels and via employee surveys where we promote our company values and welcome new ideas and projects.
The health and safety of our employees and others who may be affected by our activities is of upmost importance.
At Expect we understand our responsibility in relation to CSR, especially during these unprecedented times. During 2020 we have agreed that all employees are entitled to a paid day to volunteer in our local community and we recently responded to emergency appeals from 2 charities that we have worked with over the years with a donation of £5000 to each.
Our corporate charity partner is Centrepoint Bradford who support homeless youngsters between the ages of 16 and 25 with accommodation, employment and training opportunities. Our fundraising target over 12 months is £10,000 and we are also looking at the possibility of offering work placements and employment.
We work with both Bradford college and Huddersfield university to offer apprenticeship schemes and placement opportunities.
Expect also supports 2 local football clubs, Huddersfield Town and Bradford City.
Expect Distribution conducts its business minimising the adverse effects on the environment.
The key aims of our environment policy are;