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The 165 employees of town planner and urban designer Turley Associates are all stakeholders in a £1m-a-year profit-share scheme. They are happy with pay and benefits (77%) and say the firm, based in Manchester and eight other sites, is run on strong principles (84%). It invests £400 per head on wellness annually.

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Personal Growth

83% of staff agreed

I believe I can make a valuable contribution to the success of this organisation

The company's values are central to its way of working and culture. The company has established a charitable trust which administers the company's donations of £100,000 per year to registered charities in the UK and overseas. Employees also visit various universities throughout the year to give lectures and presentations on planning and urban design topics.

My Company

79% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

Clear career progression is supported by policies and procedures for professional development. They have active training, appraisal and mentoring programmes in place to ensure employees have the opportunity to progress. Training needs are established by carrying out both performance and development reviews.

Fair Deal

55% of staff agreed

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

Clear career progression is supported by policies and procedures for professional development. They have active training, appraisal and mentoring programmes in place to ensure employees have the opportunity to progress. Training needs are established by carrying out both performance and development reviews.

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Pensions

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