Diverse Owned Companies Perform Better
What is diversity and inclusivity? In simple terms the goal is to attract the very best talent available across the whole spectrum in society, hiring a diverse team, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, race, religion, neuro diversity. Talent from all these categories can provide a company with its greatest asset, and we have found […]
Providing Our Team With The Skills
As a Living Wage Foundation employer and an active member of the Equality Register Thomas Kneale can fairly claim that our people are indeed our greatest asset. The TK team is well-resourced, seasoned and experienced, averaging a decade of service each, even more for most. We work with Aspire Recruitment, a not-for-profit enterprise who truly […]
Inaugural King’s Award Winner
Such an honour for us and a reward for our sustainability journey In the Summer of 2022, we decided to apply for the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. We felt we had a very persuasive and evidence-based case to justify our submissions in the Sustainable Development Category. In early 2023, the Award was renamed the […]
Environmental, Social, And Governance (ESG) – An Evolution Of Credentials
What does ESG mean to you? Net Zero, plastic, deforestation, polluted waterways, hunger and malnutrition, modern slavery, fair pay, opportunity for all. The list goes on, it really is never ending and it can be all encompassing, and extremely overwhelming. There are so many aspects, a plethora of sustainability tools, and a differing priority list […]
Thinking About Introducing The Living Hours Scheme Into Your Workplace?
Why we believe it pays to provide secure work across an entire workforce. Thomas Kneale has always believed that colleagues that are looked after, paid fairly and treated well will have an increased general life satisfaction, as well as commitment and loyalty to an employer in return. In 2015, we signed up to become a […]
Making Strides to Measure & Reduce Our Emissions
Net Zero continues to be the number 1 focus across businesses, politicians, activists and society in general, yet it was evident to us and certainly from our experience, that what to do and how to get there were little understood. After many years of continuous improvements and actions in the area of sustainability, as an […]
News Release – Action Ukraine Now!
Faced with the humanitarian crisis in the Ukraine, here at Thomas Kneale we wanted to provide immediate and concrete support to the Ukrainian people. We therefore joined forces with the Re-use Network, John Lewis & Partners and Nectar Bedding to donate bed and bath linens, duvets, pillows, clothing and sleeping bags. ‘Stella’s Voice’ (stellasvoice.org.uk) provides […]
Covid-19 & an Increasing Focus on Hygienic Bedding Choices
As the Covid-19 Pandemic has developed and spread, increasing hygiene protocols is now the new ‘normal’. Returning to everyday activities has seen a clear focus on preventing the spread of the disease – hand sanitiser and facemasks have become the most obvious and regular symbols of the care and attention being taken. As the hospitality […]