Octopus Energy is a renewable energy company, based in London, which offers100% renewable electricity and full carbon offsets for gas. This means that from an energy point of view homes can be carbon neutral – and that means a happy planet. And what better to compliment a happy planet than a happy team?
The digital operations team (Digiops) from Octopus Energy, have been nominated, by Kerry Allan, for a National Happiness Awards 2018 in the category of Happiest team.
As part of her nomination, Kerry said:
'Our team works remotely from the South of England to the North of Scotland to the Isle of Wight. We only meet once every couple of months in London, so we communicate online through methods like Slack, Google Hangouts or conference calls on training days.
'No matter when we are on shift there is always someone there to answer our questions, offer advice and listen to anything we need to share. We all work on boosting customer happiness, but it definitely transfers into team happiness. You are working alone, but you are never lonely - I can honestly say I have never worked with such a happy bunch!
'We all work collaboratively, supporting each other and guiding anyone who needs it. We include everyone in any chat and celebrate each other's achievements. (namely using gifs or emojis on our slack channel!) We work as a support team out with the normal working hours, and we are all Mum's working around our children - delighted to have found an organisation that encourages such flexible working and work that really works.'
Is your team the happiest in the UK - think you can out-happy the Octopus Energy digiops team? Tell us about them by nominating them for one of the six categories in this year's National Happiness Awards 2018.
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