Chartwell (Derby) Ltd

http://www.chartwells.net

Officially a Very Good
Company to Work For

Officially a Very Good
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Officially an Outstanding
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Officially an Outstanding
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Officially a World Class
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Officially a World Class
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Officially a Good
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Officially a Good
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PRESTIGE CAR REPAIR company Chartwell has taken care to fine-tune the job satisfaction of its 51 employees. This Derby-based firm has powered up the Best Companies list with the help of team building events such as competitive go-karting. The company gets its best relative scores for staff wellbeing, and people agree that they haven't suffered from work-related stress in the past year (an 87% positive score). They are happy with the balance of work and home life (80%) and don't feel they spend too much time working (71%). Holidays such as Christmas get off to a good start with a party and hamper for every employee. Paint and panel technicians make £21,000 a year, but everyone has performance-related bonuses, a car allowance, childcare vouchers and company discounts. People have school hours, flexitime, and annualised contracts, and some can work from home. Everyone has an annual medical screening, managers and above get free private health insurance including their families, and there are contributory and non-contributory pension schemes. Mark Grogan, chief executive for the past 12 years, has a quarterly staff meeting with the entire workforce , and people find him inspiring (89%). Managers are trained with external courses and specialist coaching, and employees say they help them fulfil their potential and motivate them to give their best every day (both 80%). The company also supports its local community (74%). It matches funds raised for charity and supports events for good causes such as Cancer Research and When You Wish Upon a Star, which tries to make dreams come true for sick children. Staff are encouraged to turn off equipment during breaks, and they feel the firm does a lot to protect the environment (80%). www.chartwells.net

Featured Workplace Factors

My Company

93% of staff agreed

I have confidence in the leadership skills of the senior management team

Chartwell have acquired extensive resources on training, guidance and information for managers which is all available on the company intranet giving them quick and easy access to a wealth of knowledge that can help them at any time. Managers are also encouraged to attend any industry events aimed specifically at managers as well as any motivational seminars.

My Team

84% of staff agreed

My work is stimulating

The company pay for each and every employee to go through a medical screening process every year in an effort to maintain a healthy workforce. This is supported through the provision of fruit, cereal bars and herbal teas, bottled water and water fountains are also available to encourage people to stay hydrated.

Leadership

93% of staff agreed

I have confidence in the leadership skills of my manager

Chartwell have acquired extensive resources on training, guidance and information for managers which is all available on the company intranet giving them quick and easy access to a wealth of knowledge that can help them at any time. Managers are also encouraged to attend any industry events aimed specifically at managers as well as any motivational seminars.

Benefits

Long Service

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

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.

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