The below statistics details how staff at Next Plc (UK & Eire) currently travel to work, and also details how many staff are yet to provide their travel to work details.
Travel2Next oversee and compiles Travel Plans for a number of sites throughout the business. These plans are submitted to the local authority’s and loaded onto STARSFor which is a service that allows Travel Plans to be gain accreditation.
Next Head Office was the first company in the UK to achieve a Gold Accreditation for the Travel Plan which was awarded by Modeshift in 2017. This award is valid for three years. In 2018, the Yorkshire Warehouses (Elmsall & Stadium Complex, and Toftshaw Lane) was awarded a silver accreditation which is valid for two years.
The Travel2Next team consists of one full time staff member whose focus is to deliver sustainable travel options to employees throughout the business. This person reports to the Head of Facilities, Maintenance and Store Services Manager.
Sarah McAlinden, Head Office Facilities Coordinator oversees the promotion of sustainable travel and produces Travel Plans to all areas of the business in the UK and Eire, updating staff travel records, and sits on the board of Modeshift as an Honorary Expert Practitioner to offer advice to other UK businesses.
Caitlynne Picot, H&S Coordinator oversees the promotion of sustainable travel and updating staff travel records for the Distribution sites.
Steven Bentham, Traffic Management Officer, oversees day to day issues surrounding the car parks.
Lewis Folkes, Head of Facilities, Maintenance and Store Services oversees all Head Office and Retail Facilities teams, Head Office and Retail Maintenance teams and Store Services teams.
Dominic O’Rourke, Group Property Director.
The Facilities department also has a team of Traffic Marshals that assist with staff parking in the mornings and assist with swift and seamless traffic exiting site in the evenings. The marshals are employed full time in various departments throughout the Facilities teams. Please see the Team page for more details.
The below figures details how many staff within each four divisions at Next currently travel by a sustainable manner.