Cadbury wins praise for its employee recognition strategy

Cadbury has been named as one of the the top 50 best workplaces in the UK because of its employee recognition practices.

The global confectionery company, which employs more than 4,600 UK staff cross a number of sites, won the accolade from global management consultant the Great Place to Work Institute for its recognition schemes which include both formal employee awards and informal rewards.

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This is the first time the firm has been included in the Institute’s Best Workplaces Programme, which surveys over 1.5 million employees across 40 countries.

Chris Van Steenbergen, chief human resources officer at Cadbury, said: “We’re thrilled to be named as one of the UK’s best workplaces. Cadbury people certainly feel it is a place where they can really make a difference, both in teams and as individuals. It is part of the company’s strong heritage and this positive working environment and our performance driven, values led culture is key to our success.”