Commitment and engagement

Sainsburys staff

Commitment and engagement

By 2020, 20,000 of our colleagues will have reached 20 years of service at Sainsbury's.

Our progress so far

  • Over 14,000 colleagues have been with us for 20 years or more, including 148 with 40 years or more
  • 4 point inc rease in colleague engagement in our annual colleague survey vs. the results for 2012/ 13 overall
  • 1 point increase in those who would recommend Sainsbury’s as a great place to work vs. the results for 2012/13 overall
  • Well established colleague council system with new National Youth Forum created for colleagues under 25
  • Developed a new policy for our colleagues who are carers with an innovative partnership with Carers UK
  • We ensure that everyone at Sainsbury’s can ask for flexible working, as we believe a good work/life balance creates a better, more enjoyable and more productive workplace