Quick facts
  • Year established:
    2001
  • Website:
    http://www.smoothwall.com
  • Contact
    • Smoothwall Ltd, 1 Savannah Way, Leeds Valley Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS10 1AB

About Smoothwall

Smoothwall's purpose is to empower schools, colleges and MATs to digitally safeguard the students in their care.

They are the UK market leader. 1 in 3 schools use Smoothwall solutions to help keep their students safe from online harm.

Smoothwall meet new challenges daily and have a responsibility to accurately deal with web threats before anyone else can. They are constantly predicting, reacting to, and developing around the ever-evolving web, and creating innovative security technologies. Employees at Smoothwall take pride in having an inclusive and friendly team atmosphere, where everyone feels empowered to drive change and grow their career.

The personal development of employees at Smoothwall is of high importance. Each employee has £1000 per year to spend on their development. This should be something that is relevant to their personal growth in their current role or their future career.

The development budget that employees receive is in addition to the training that the company believes is needed to fill skills gaps and the essential training needed to be compliant. Smoothwall support employees attending conferences that are relevant to their roles and give them paid time off to attend.


What is it like to work for Smoothwall

My Manager
My Manager
All people managers have attended the management development programme. This is run by an external training provider and includes various topics.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Smoothwall provide an array of opportunities for employees to develop with them. Opportunities include: e-learning tools, external coaching, financial support for work related qualifications, job shadowing and paid time off for study. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Smoothwall publicly recognise individuals for great work at the weekly all hands. They are given a token on the spot gift and are then entered in to a draw to win a holiday at the Christmas party.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff:

    101

  • Staff Turnover:

    23%

  • Average Age:

    34

  • Earning £35,000+:

    55%

  • Male : Female:

    70% / 30%

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