Thakeham Group

Thakeham are community creators specialising in strategic land, new homes and partnerships to create amazing places for people to live.
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People are Thakeham’s most important asset. The organisation operates a thriving graduate recruitment programme and supports the Movement to Work initiative to help young people secure work.

Thakeham is the first home builder in the South East to receive a Silver Award in The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - an accolade which acknowledges its armed forces-friendly culture. The organisation are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and strongly encourage more women into the construction industry.

Employing over 200 people, the West Sussex company are committed to creating amazing places to live and work. It has become a developer with a difference since its launch in 2003, delivering social, affordable and retirement housing for some of the UK's biggest housing associations and local authorities.

Promoting sustainable development, Thakeham are a founding member of the HBF’s Future Homes Taskforce, the industry’s quest to become zero carbon, and the first UK Housebuilder to sign the UN’s SME Climate Hub ‘Race to Zero’ Campaign. In 2020, Thakeham launched a new crusade to become Carbon Neutral by 2025. Specifically, it pledged that every home will be zero carbon in lifetime operation; that each home built will be carbon neutral in production; and, Thakeham Group as a whole will also be zero carbon.

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Wellbeing

75% of staff agreed

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

The company regularly hold lunch and learn events covering a range of wellbeing topics from mindfulness to menopause, as well as providing a number of distance challenges to encourage employees to complete some physical exercise on a regular basis. Staff are also given access to regular health screenings through Nuffield Health.
Giving Something Back

98% of staff agreed

My organisation encourages charitable activities

Thakeham are proud to support charities & community initiatives, this includes every team member being able to participate in two days paid volunteering each year, resulting in over 500 hours of volunteering. In 2021, the company gave £10k to support the Oceansheroes who rowed across the Atlantic to raise money for Sea Bins.
Leadership

93% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

Thakeham provide a coaching programme for Senior Management to help them work on their own strengths and areas for improvement with a focus on wellbeing, mental health and resilience. This coaching is held with an external provider and can take place in the office, or on beaches and areas of outstanding natural beauty.
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75% of staff agreed

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

The company regularly hold lunch and learn events covering a range of wellbeing topics from mindfulness to menopause, as well as providing a number of distance challenges to encourage employees to complete some physical exercise on a regular basis. Staff are also given access to regular health screenings through Nuffield Health.
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98% of staff agreed

My organisation encourages charitable activities

Thakeham are proud to support charities & community initiatives, this includes every team member being able to participate in two days paid volunteering each year, resulting in over 500 hours of volunteering. In 2021, the company gave £10k to support the Oceansheroes who rowed across the Atlantic to raise money for Sea Bins.
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93% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

Thakeham provide a coaching programme for Senior Management to help them work on their own strengths and areas for improvement with a focus on wellbeing, mental health and resilience. This coaching is held with an external provider and can take place in the office, or on beaches and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

Quick Facts

Organisation established in
2003
Total number of UK employees
Number of UK locations
41
Employee average age
64% : 36%
Male : Female employee ratio
67%
Employees earning £35k+
8%
Employee turnover (voluntary)
Quote from the top...
It’s the people that make Thakeham, Thakeham, we work hard to look after everyone and do the right thing. Having engaged, empowered and motivated employees is key to our success and to enable them to fulfil their fullest potential.

Rob Boughton CEO

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