2016 Programme Timeline

February – April 2016

Programme promotion and awareness campaign.

13 May 2016

Participation registration deadline. Confirmation of registration will be emailed to the primary contact within the next business day. Companies will then receive an invoice via email within 15 days (if applicable). Fees are due within 30 days of invoice receipt.

Registered companies choosing to withdraw from the process (by contacting a Best Companies Group representative) may do so by this date without incurring a withdrawal fee.

18 May 2016

A Web link for the Email Upload Portal is emailed to the primary contact to upload employee email addresses for survey distribution. The deadline to upload the file containing the email addresses is 20 May. Companies that need access codes will also request them via this portal (online option only).

Deadline to submit employee survey customisation requests (optional).
Deadline to request alternate language employee surveys (if applicable).
Deadline to request surveying additional employees (optional).

20 May 2016

Deadline to submit your company's list of employee email addresses to BCG via the Email Upload Portal. This is also the deadline to request any access codes for employees without company email addresses (online option only).

Deadline to submit the Employee Eligibility Check List (paper option only).

20 May 2016

A Web link for the BCG Employer Questionnaire will be emailed to the primary contact at each of the registered companies.

27 May 2016

Paper version of the employee survey and envelopes are mailed to the primary contact at participating companies for distribution (paper option only).

3 June 2016

Completed Employer Questionnaires (EQs) are due.

10 June 2016

Online Employee Engagement & Satisfaction Surveys are sent via email (online option only).

22 June 2016

Deadline for all paper versions of the employee survey (paper option only).

1 July 2016

Deadline for all online versions of the employee survey (online option only).

August 2016

Notifications are issued to the participants.

September 2016

The Employee Feedback Reports (if purchased) are emailed to participating companies. Only the Employee Demographic and Comments Reports are sent at this time.

November 2016

"Best Employer" celebrated at the British Accountancy Awards to be held on the 29th November at The Brewery in London.

December 2016

The benchmarking portions of the Employee Feedback Report are emailed to companies purchasing the report.
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