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Unily's Mobile App propels engagement and alignment for 10,000+ David Lloyd Clubs’ employees

'DLConnect’ is David Lloyd Clubs’ latest mobile-first communication hub that serves its global workforce of 10,000+, spread across 133 clubs in nine countries. Powered by Unily, the application provides its team members with critical communications and culture-building initiatives. Through its multi-lingual features, the platform ensures a positive working environment for all internationally based team members, fostering growth, development, and ‘connectedness’.

David Lloyd Clubs, Europe’s leading health, fitness and wellness group has teamed up with Unily to create a mobile-first platform that improves internal communications and fosters a culture of ‘connectedness’ and sense of community for its 10,000+ strong diverse global staff, 90% of which are frontline workers.

"Our staff on the front line, including coaches, cleaners, receptionists, and everyone else, are the heart of everything we do at David Lloyd Clubs - they are David Lloyd Clubs! That’s why we wanted to provide them with the right tools to support their jobs while they support our customers. We’re excited to partner with Unily to create DLConnect and unite our colleagues across the globe."

Juliett Cattermole - Group People Director at David Lloyd

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The new 'DLConnect' app, due to go live this summer, will be a great asset to its team members who are primarily based in its Clubs and are deskless. DLConnect will provide access to up-to-date news and culture-building initiatives, streamlining their employee experiences and improving productivity. David Lloyd Clubs is committed to ensuring the highest levels of team engagement having recently been named in the Top 10 Very Big Best Places to Work in the UK by The Sunday Times for the second year running.

"Our team members are at the heart of everything we do at David Lloyd Clubs - they are David Lloyd Clubs! That’s why we wanted to provide our people with the ability to connect to each other and David Lloyd Clubs. Feeling engaged and valued is really important to us regardless of where our team members work, the role they do, or the country they are based in. David Lloyd Clubs has always been committed to fostering an inclusive workforce and creating a place where everyone belongs, and that now extends to being able to provide all our international teams with a new raft of features, through the new ‘DLConnect’ app, including multi-lingual capabilities. We’re excited to partner with Unily to create DLConnect and unite our people across the globe. I’m confident that the launch of DLConnect will be the beginning of an extraordinary journey that will see us personalize our team members’ experience."

Juliett Cattermole - Group People Director at David Lloyd Clubs

"David Lloyd Clubs sets a clear example of how all organizations need to invest in technology to connect and empower a diverse and distributed workforce. Today’s employees are overloaded with technology noise; it’s imperative to streamline the vast number of applications employees have to switch between and provide a personalized experience by leveraging governed AI. I’m thrilled they’ve chosen Unily, and I’m confident this will be a huge success for them."

Chris Ciauri - CEO at Unily

‘DLConnect’ comes with a whole host of features, including support for native iOS and Android, push notifications, in-app user customization, social media features (likes, comments, forms, polls, and quizzes), offline reading capabilities, ideation portals, in-app repository search, and integrations with other critical business applications and systems that prevent context switching, transforming the application into an employee ‘superapp’.

Casey Farr - Communications Manager

Casey Farr

Communications Manager

As Communications Manager and our resident EX wordsmith, Casey supports content creation across the company from researching and writing thought-leading blogs, to creating compelling talk tracks for Unite speakers. Learn More

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