About KFC

Bought to UK shores in 1965, KFC UK & Ireland is part of Yum! brands, the world’s largest restaurant group. Together with sister brands Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, it operates over 38,000 restaurants. KFC UK&I has a 850+ strong restaurant portfolio and prides itself on being SoGood for its teams, customers, environment and communities.

Facts & Figures

Industry Food and Beverages
Number of employees 10032
Number of active countries 120

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of KFC

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Brainstorming sessions
  • Formal sessions
  • Participation structures
  • Special access to CEO/Leadership
  • Suggestions box/email
  • Forums/blogs on Intranet or internal groups on social media
  • Instant messaging (e.g. MSN/Skype/Connector)
  • Social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter)
  • Special/social events
  • Employee surveys

Development Programmes

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Talent management/high performer programmes
  • Leadership development programmes
  • Coaching/mentoring programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Job rotation programmes
  • General training programmes
  • Industry-related/job specific training programmes
  • Self-selected training
  • International exchange programmes

Onboarding Activities

  • A tour around the organisation
  • Induction course (covering the organisation's mission, vision, values)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hardcopy or online)
  • Networking events for new employees
  • Follow-up session one year after joining
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Standard meeting after specified period
  • Meeting with the CEO
  • Meeting with Executive Management
  • Formal session on targets