Survey timeline

Each step of the June 2023 survey timeline has been outlined below.

Template for organisation composition and custom questions

There are 2 types of composition questions: Type 1 ‘organisation structure’ and Type 2 ‘other composition’ questions.

Organisation structure (hierarchy) questions

Organisation structure (hierarchy) questions allow you to get reports for employee groups within your organisation, e.g., divisions, branches, teams, etc. We provide reports for each group within your organisation hierarchy that receives at least 10 survey responses.

Enter the levels of your organisation hierarchy in the ‘Your organisation structure’ tab.

Other composition questions

Other composition questions allow you to get additional information about your organisation structure in your reports, such as workplace or site location. Only if required.

Enter work locations in the ‘Other composition questions’ tab.

Custom questions

Your organisation can include up to 5 custom questions in the survey to gather results on specific areas of interest that may not be covered by the core survey questions.

Enter custom questions in the ‘Custom question’ tab.

Make sure your organisation approves this spreadsheet before you send it to This form is due on 31 March 2023.

Use the document below, you need to fill out this template as a table.

Organisation composition template (XLSX, 4 sheets)

How to promote your survey

Use this guide to help your organisation get the most out of the People matter survey.

The promotional resources and tips we’ve provided can be personalised to suit your organisation.

Promoting the survey tells employees that their voice matters and that your organisation is committed to workplace improvement.

It fosters strong engagement, as it encourages your employees to participate, giving you richer data and insights to develop a high performing and engaged workforce.

If you need help with anything in this guide, email

Promotional resources

Visual resources, including email banners, meeting backgrounds and promotional images, will be available from mid-April 2023.

Suggested key messages

Key pieces of information about the 2023 survey experience.

Suggested key messages (DOCX, 7 pages)

Email templates

Email templates you can use for the survey to promote, invite and remind people.

Sample invitation and reminder emails (DOCX, 7 pages)

News article

A news article you can tailor for your intranet when you promote the People matter survey 2023.

Sample news article (DOCX, 4 pages)

Speaking notes

Notes you can tailor for your senior leaders when they’re speaking about the People matter survey.

Speaking notes (DOCX, 6 pages)


A slide deck you can use to explain the People matter survey to your staff.

Survey overview presentation (PPTX, 13 slides)

How to use your online dashboards

Use this guide to help use your online dashboards.

How to use your People matter survey online dashboard reports 2022 (XLSX, 33 slides)