Personnel and organisation

On 31 December 2021, Hansel employed 124 people (118 on 31 December 2020 and 116 on 31 December 2019). The average work input of the employees in 2021 was 116 (111 in 2020, 101 in 2019). At the end of 2021, women accounted for 59% of all personnel and 71% of Executive Committee members. The average age of employees was 43. At the end of the accounting period, 99% of the employment contracts were permanent (97% in 2020 and 99% in 2019).

Hansel’s employees are highly educated. Of the employees, 2% had a doctoral degree, 57% had a higher academic degree from a university, and 5% had a higher academic degree from a university of applied sciences. 10% had a lower academic degree from a university, 14% had a lower academic degree from a university of applied sciences, 10% had an upper secondary degree, and 2% had no vocational qualification. The company’s incentive system covers all permanent employees. Hansel adheres to the guidelines on management and key employee rewards and incentives issued by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Policy.

In 2021, 12 new employees were hired, one of them for a fixed-term employment contract. Seven employees left the company during the year. Five of them resigned, one retired, and one fixed-term employment contract ended. An exit interview is carried out with employees who leave the company, to receive feedback.

The employees’ well-being and capacity for work is surveyed regularly, approximately every two years. The survey was not conducted in 2021. The previous survey is from 2020, when the average response was 3.87 on a scale of 1–5. Hansel encourages its employees to develop their competence. In 2021, Hansel employees participated in an average of four training days. Training and discussion sessions are regularly arranged for supervisors in connection with their supervisory tasks. A discussion of values and corporate culture involving the entire personnel was held in 2021, and in October, the Executive Committee approved the new values following the proposal of the company’s values workgroup: an appreciative and inspiring work community and a capable and responsible partner.