Informing and Consulting your Workforce – Egg – IPA
Although Egg is longer in existence (product and services transferred over to Yorkshire Building Society), this case study still provides useful insights.
The Egg People Forum was designed to facilitate informal consultation with employees at all levels of the business. They worked to three core objectives: to increase the involvement of Egg employees in business change and other initiatives, to build and maintain effective relationships within all departments of Egg through consultation; to represent the interests of all Egg employees independently without prejudice, both collectively and individually.
Simply in terms of its workplace visibility, credibility with staff and managers and contact with the workforce, the EPF demonstrated a capability and commitment that should be of interest to other employee forums as well as workplace trade unionists.