Doing what matters for colleagues
At TSB we’re creating a truly inclusive workplace. This means building a diverse and balanced workforce that reflects the customers we serve. We believe ‘truly inclusive’ means somewhere you feel you belong, and where the difference you bring is valued.
In 2020, we asked colleagues to confidentially share more of their personal data to help us better understand our workforce. We’ve used this to learn where we need to focus to achieve truly diverse teams at TSB.
To make sure that our workforce reflects the UK working age population, we’ve published goals to achieve by 2025, with a particular focus on disability, gender balance, race and ethnicity, and sexual orientation and gender identity. As a Women in Finance signatory, we’re proud to have 40% of senior roles held by women. This compares to an industry average of 33%.* And we are a CBI Change the Race Ratio signatory, joining the cross industry movement taking action to increase racial and ethnic participation in our businesses.
TSB is a Disability Confident employer, with a clear pathway to becoming a level 3 Disability Leader in 2021; through the Government-backed Disability Confidence scheme. We are proud to have an inclusive culture that supports a strong representation of disabled people. We’re committed to continuing to actively remove barriers to inclusion for disabled colleagues and to monitor our workforce to make sure we stay a representative workforce.
Our colleagues are central to developing a truly inclusive workplace, and we support active Ability, BAME, Gender Balance, and LGBT+ affinity groups, all of which are sponsored and supported by members of the Executive Committee. In 2020, around half of our line managers completed training in mental health awareness and inclusive behaviours. We’re on track to meet our goal for all line managers to have completed the full programme by the end of 2021.