British Land is committed to ensuring that we have Expert People as one of the core elements of our strategy. We recognise that do this, we need to provide the right opportunities for everyone and that this requires a workplace that enables their creativity, innovation, and productivity.
Everyone in the British Land team agrees a 12 month Personal Development Plan with their manager no matter what role they have in the company. We encourage our managers to really get to know and appreciate their people as individuals, so that they can understand how to get the best from them and can therefore tap into a unique and rich source of experience and differing perspectives, as well as helping them to grow in a way that benefits them most.
To support this we take a blended learning approach as we know that everyone learns in a different way. As well as providing opportunities such as involvement in collaborative projects, our resources include access to multi-format on-demand learning which can be accessed at work, from home or ‘on-the-go’ as well more traditional training courses.
Home grown talent is important and we have recently launched a mentoring pilot for our female employees to encourage greater gender diversity in the real estate business. We plan to role this out more widely across the business.
For us Diversity & Inclusion is about reflecting the diversity of our customers; the people who work, shop and live in our buildings. We welcome people from a diverse range of backgrounds and orientations. We believe different perspectives make us stronger and create diversity of thought. Learn more about our career opportunities here.