Investing in our people

The success of Amey depends on our people. The skills and commitment of our 15,000 employees are fundamental to our business. In 2020 Amey employees kept public services and infrastructure operating during the pandemic; in these challenging times safeguarding their safety and wellbeing has been our number one priority.

Headline numbers 2018 2019 2020
Number of employees 15,974 15,648 14,762
Employees paid the Real Living Wage Unknown Unknown 100%
Male to female ratio 74% : 26%  73% : 27%  72% : 28% 
Employee lost time injury rate 0.94 0.48 0.33
RIDDOR (reportable injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences) rate 0.3 0.15 0.14
Number of Wellbeing Ambassadors Unknown 117 215
Number of Mental Health First Aiders Unknown 89 120

Our key partners

Our next steps

  • Making sure those already working for us can gain the skills they need to progress their careers; focusing on continuous development
  • Continuing to reward and recognise the hard work of our employees – sharing information about the range of flexible benefits available and developing a three-year reward strategy
  • Progressing Spring Board as the Amey innovation initiative supporting development and roll-out of ideas
  • Continuing to develop our framework of employee wellbeing support, working with and through engagement with our workforce
  • Using our inclusion networks and ambassadors to continue to embed an inclusive culture that welcomes diversity; giving people the comfort and confidence they need to break down barriers and deliver value
  • Improving the use of internal HSEQ resources and focus support based on our risk profile
  • Improving the process for investigating and learning from high potential incidents