An extensive upgrade programme is currently being implemented, Dunn replied.
An employee asked that the policy for private usage of vans for network engineers to be reviewed. They wanted the work-life balance of the workforce to be considered.
"Imagine, being on call day after day tied to your house, not able to venture out, not able to watch the kids dance, play football, visit family, go shopping etc. If you are not called out it feels you have wasted the weekend/evening. The benefits would be great, we could have a life on call and be able to react whilst still enjoying family life - please can this be seriously considered?"
A final gripe was on the topic that is currently at the top of the agenda for most HR departments - health and wellbeing. A member of staff asked if healthy breakfast options will be introduced. Dunn suggested that the issue be raised locally.
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