When it comes to eating and drinking out, we're one of the leading companies in the UK. Our brands are highly visible, so being at the forefront of good corporate practice is vital to our business. As a result, maintaining high corporate social responsibility values is something we take very seriously.
We know we have a duty to ensure the responsible operation of all our businesses for our guests, employees and the wider community. We also understand the importance of building strong working relationships with suppliers, employees, neighbours and government bodies.
A few things we achieved in 2016
We serve around 130 million meals and 400 million drinks each year.
We partner with Believe in Young People to source young people for our work experience opportunities.
Over 400 young people have joined our business on apprenticeships this year and over 1,000 existing employees have enrolled onto a programme.
Our retail support centre has raised £6,000 for the Birmingham Children's Hospital so far.
c.13,500 employees have received an award recognising their service to the business.
We're a major funder of the Drinkaware Trust.
2,000 calves reared by 20 farmers under our direct contract agreements.
25 million free range eggs purchased in 2016 and we achieved a Compassion in World Farming Good Egg Award.
Last year we created c.224 new jobs.
Over 100 years'
The company originated in 1898 and therefore we have over 100 years' experience in the hospitality industry.
Harvester brings out the best for schools
We're a major funder of Drinkaware. The Trust's aim is to promote responsible drinking by finding innovative ways to challenge the national drinking culture.
Drinkaware Parents Campaign - 'Talk' to your kids