Our people are central to the success of the business. their knowledge and skills, aligned with the behaviours and attitudes that refl ect the Company’s values, have enabled us to get to where we are today and equip the Company to respond positively to the challenges that lie ahead.
Our team is an adaptable, diverse group of individuals who come from all walks of life, recruited mainly from the local area, together with experts in their fi eld from many different countries across the globe.
We foster a culture that puts safety and teamwork at the heart of everything we do.
Belief and determination are critical to our success and we are developing an environment that stimulates fi nding solutions, encouraging collaboration and innovation.
Challenging the norm and aiming high is central to our success.
Our people represent who we are. As the team grows, we continue to strengthen the Company culture and reinforce our core values.
Our core values of responsibility, ownership, belief and urgency, based on the solid foundations of safety and teamwork, propel the team to achieve more than many people thought would ever be possible.
We are one team focused on one clear goal: to deliver fi rst polyhalite production in 2021. Everyone is valued and encouraged to fulfi l their potential. During the year we have introduced various development and performance management activities to enable everyone to play their part.
Recruitment looks at the ‘way’ people work as well as their technical capabilities, we’ve designed a new induction programme, established a process for clear goal setting, launched values alignment sessions and we continue to fi nd ways to recognise members of the team who actively champion the values.
The Company is fully committed to supporting individuals to develop their skills and gain the qualifi cations that enable them to progress their careers and make a positive contribution to the business. We are currently supporting over 10% of our staff to enhance their professional expertise, ranging from business management degrees, level 3 business administration qualifi cations and post-graduate studies.
The Company has a firm commitment to make a positive contribution to the local community and all the team are encouraged to get involved. This includes participating in our education outreach programme, community events, environmental improvement schemes, and presentations to local interest groups and professional bodies.
In addition, the Company supports individuals and staff groups in their endeavours to champion numerous charitable causes.