Weber Shandwick has signed up to the Scottish Business Pledge, a business initiative aimed at promoting productivity, competitiveness and sustainable employment in enterprise.
The initiative, which was launched in May 2015, aims to create a fairer working environment for employees, promote diversity and good working conditions, and encourages companies make a commitment to innovation and community.
To make the Scottish Business Pledge, companies have to show that they pay the living wage, and fulfil at least two of a further eight key criteria relating to equality and good practice in the workplace, with a dedication to fulfilling all of them.
- Paying the living wage
- Not using zero hours contracts
- Supporting workforce engagement
- Investing in Youth
- Making progress on diversity and gender balance
- Commitment to an innovation programme
- Pursuing international business opportunities
- Playing an active role in the community
- Committing to prompt payment
Managing Director Moray Macdonald said: “As one of Scotland’s leading creative agencies we want to be employers of choice to ensure we can continue to attract the best talent to join us. As well as being a great place to work we want to help the Scottish economy grow and play an active part in our local communities.”
“Signing up to the Scottish Business Pledge was an easy choice for us. We already meet all the criteria and we are keen to ensure that we become a much more diverse and successful business.”