Bristol Airport

To be everyone's favourite airport, delivering a future we can all be proud of.
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http://www.bristolairport.co.uk

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Bristol Airport, the 8th largest airport in the UK, is an organisation that prides itself on being a modern, people-oriented hub of travel opportunities. Their vision is "To be everyone's favourite airport, delivering a future we can all be proud of". Steered by a strong leadership team, the airport's values reflect a commitment to sustainable travel, achieving their goal of becoming a carbon-neutral airport four years ahead of schedule.

Their dedication to employee wellbeing is exceptional, with initiatives such as an Employee Assistance Programme, private medical insurance, and regular wellbeing conversations. This commitment extends to career growth, with each employee having personal objectives aligned to business goals. The airport also offers apprenticeships and access to a full LinkedIn learning library, demonstrating a commitment to continuous learning and development.

Moreover, communication and transparency are at the heart of Bristol Airport's operations. Regular town halls, live Q&A sessions, and feedback loops ensure that every employee's voice is heard. The airport also celebrates its employees, recognising Employee Appreciation Day and issuing rewards for outstanding work.

Bristol Airport's corporate social responsibility shines through its community engagement. With a dedicated community fund and various volunteering initiatives, the organisation plays an active role in supporting local communities. In essence, Bristol Airport is not just a hub for travel, but a community that values and supports its employees, while also making a positive impact on its wider environment.

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Wellbeing

70% of staff agreed

I am happy with the balance between my work and home life

Colleagues and their families have access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, and employees can utilise private medical insurance via BUPA which covers pre-existing conditions and mental wellbeing support. The organisation also offers Group Income Protection to provide financial support in case of long-term absence when Company sick pay is exhausted.
Leadership

57% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

Bristol Airport has a clear vision, purpose, strategy, and values, which were workshopped with all colleagues so that they were not seen as “top down”. The annual business plan and deliverables are allocated against its strategic intents, and there are KPIs for all key deliverables reported on a monthly basis on the company intranet.
Fair Deal

63% of staff agreed

I am happy with the pay and benefits I receive in this job

Every year, the organisation recognises Employee Appreciation Day and issues rewards such as Love to Shop vouchers. It has also recently introduced “Appreciate Rewards” which is linked to its recognition scheme. This allows managers and operational duty managers to enhance recognition with a monetary reward.
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70% of staff agreed

I am happy with the balance between my work and home life

Colleagues and their families have access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, and employees can utilise private medical insurance via BUPA which covers pre-existing conditions and mental wellbeing support. The organisation also offers Group Income Protection to provide financial support in case of long-term absence when Company sick pay is exhausted.
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57% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

Bristol Airport has a clear vision, purpose, strategy, and values, which were workshopped with all colleagues so that they were not seen as “top down”. The annual business plan and deliverables are allocated against its strategic intents, and there are KPIs for all key deliverables reported on a monthly basis on the company intranet.
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70% of staff agreed

I am happy with the balance between my work and home life

Colleagues and their families have access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, and employees can utilise private medical insurance via BUPA which covers pre-existing conditions and mental wellbeing support. The organisation also offers Group Income Protection to provide financial support in case of long-term absence when Company sick pay is exhausted.

Quick Facts

Organisation established in
1957
Total number of UK employees
Number of UK locations
42
Employee average age
70% : 30%
Male : Female employee ratio
58%
Employees earning £35k+
18%
Employee turnover (voluntary)
Quote from the top...
We want Bristol Airport to be a great place to work, with a culture of innovation, collaboration, learning and empowerment, inspiring challenge and high performance. We all perform better, and collaborate more effectively when we have a true sense of purpose, and we have used the past 18 months to recalibrate how we listen, inform, engage and empower.

Dave Lees, CEO - Bristol Airport

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