Officially a Very Good
Company to Work For

Officially a Very Good
Company to Work For

Officially an Outstanding
Company to Work For

Officially an Outstanding
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Officially a World Class
Company to Work For

Officially a World Class
Company to Work For

Officially a Good
Company to Work For

Officially a Good
Company to Work For

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Best Company to work for in the UK
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Staff strongly recommend working at Southampton-based Solvay Healthcare, which supplies medicines to the NHS, giving an 84% score. The 167 employees say the company is making a positive difference to the world (78%). Managers are excellent role models (74%) and an 80% score shows that they share important information with staff. Teams are thriving in the strong family atmosphere (78%).

Featured Workplace Factors

My Company

90% of staff agreed

My work is an important part of my life

As a small organisation the teams communicate and meet regularly, despite the geographical spread. Along with the functional away days this helps to promote team work and community.

My Team

87% of staff agreed

People in my team go out of their way to help me

Support is tailored to individual needs rather than a global approach. There are a variety of training interventions from courses and external training to international opportunities. Employees start their development before they are managers by the Key Replacement programme and Aspiring Leaders.

My Manager

86% of staff agreed

I feel that my manager talks openly and honestly with me

As a small organisation the teams communicate and meet regularly, despite the geographical spread. Along with the functional away days this helps to promote team work and community.

Benefits

Holidays

Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees.

Long Service

Companies where at least 40% of the staff have worked there for more than five years.

Maternity

Companies offering at least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative.

Pensions

Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%.

Private Healthcare

Companies offering private health insurance to all employees.

Women in Senior Management

At least 40% of senior managers are women.

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