Xoserve Ltd

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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AT THE HEART of the gas industry, this is a company whose commitment to good communication is not just hot air. Xoserve, which manages data for Britain's gas network, has a new “smart working” space in Solihull for its 362 employees. It excels in the Fair Deal factor, reaching 11th place on our list with an overall 71% positive score. Staff are happy with their pay and benefits (77%, ninth). www.xoserve.com

Featured Workplace Factors

Giving Something Back

82% of staff agreed

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

Xoserve charity partners all represent a business theme or consideration, rather than supporting a random selection of charities. Activities are planned, based around an events calendar, involving internal and external events. The themes are, addressing the future workforce's needs by fundraising for The Prince's Trust who are supporting young people with life skills, specifically mathematics and technology. Promoting a healthy workplace by fundraising for Mind. Supporting the local community by fundraising for Birmingham St Mary's Hospice. And Xoserve's very own grant making charity, the Xoserve Foundation Activities includes an Office Olympic Games and Christmas Jumper Day to 5k runs and a skydive. The company have an active employee volunteering programme that focusses on skill-development. Colleagues can volunteer as a team or individually. They partner a school in a disadvantaged part of Solihull and provide a range of enterprise and careers advise, including a work experience programme for A-level students and a Customer Services workshop to Year 9. They also have an apprenticeship scheme, where they take on 3 apprentices each year for an 18 month paid placement.

My Company

80% of staff agreed

The leader of this organisation runs this organisation based on sound moral principles

Xoserve have a reward toolbox where colleagues, team leaders and managers can recommend a reward as immediate recognition for employees in relation to a piece of work, consistent behaviours and such. The toolbox offers managers the choice of rewards such as, gift vouchers, team meals, meals for up to 4 people and Additional Annual Leave. Managers are also able to offer an Ex-gratia payments. The company also utilises their internal social network, Yammer, to acknowledge successes both individual and team related. They hold an Annual Christmas party for all staff and a summer event, this year's summer event was a family fun day where employees could bring guests and children or relatives to the event which included, It's a knock out, food, bouncy castles, entertainment and face painting. Xoserve host Customer Service awards where employees have the opportunity to nominate a colleague for good service, if successful they are awarded a voucher. Donut and cupcake deliveries to thank staff for supporting various initiatives. Various awards are given for employees for the following length of service, from just a year to up to 50 years! The level of award differs for each milestone.

My Team

73% of staff agreed

This job is good for my own personal growth

Xoserve have a reward toolbox where colleagues, team leaders and managers can recommend a reward as immediate recognition for employees in relation to a piece of work, consistent behaviours and such. The toolbox offers managers the choice of rewards such as, gift vouchers, team meals, meals for up to 4 people and Additional Annual Leave. Managers are also able to offer an Ex-gratia payments. The company also utilises their internal social network, Yammer, to acknowledge successes both individual and team related. They hold an Annual Christmas party for all staff and a summer event, this year's summer event was a family fun day where employees could bring guests and children or relatives to the event which included, It's a knock out, food, bouncy castles, entertainment and face painting. Xoserve host Customer Service awards where employees have the opportunity to nominate a colleague for good service, if successful they are awarded a voucher. Donut and cupcake deliveries to thank staff for supporting various initiatives. Various awards are given for employees for the following length of service, from just a year to up to 50 years! The level of award differs for each milestone.

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.

Women in Senior Management

At least 40% of senior managers are women.

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