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  • Year established:
    2015
  • Website:
    https://robinhoodenergy.co.uk/
  • Contact
    • Robin Hood Energy, City Gate East, Tollhouse Hill, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom, NG1 5FS
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About Robin Hood Energy

Robin Hood Energy is the first not-for-profit energy company, owned by a local authority. They were set up to tackle fuel poverty and to help give people a cheaper, more helpful alternative to the Big Six.

They supply gas and electricity across the whole of the UK, both through their own brand and partnership brands for the domestic and commercial markets.

Robin Hood Energy started as an idea just under 10 years ago. Originally it was a Nottingham City Council manifesto commitment to tackle fuel poverty but no-one really knew what that would look like. After a number of iterations, the CEO took the idea of starting their own energy company to the City Council Board and so RHE began.

Over the last 4 years it has grown from small beginnings to employing nearly 300 people across 4 different sites. It now has approx. 132,000 customers and an annual turnover of more than £100 million.

All 300 of Robin Hood Energy's employees have access to a 24 hour employee assistance service known as PAM assist; the service is staffed by experienced and professional advisors who are there 24 hours a day to answer their call. They have a vulnerability team to help support their most vulnerable customers and this work ethic transfers over to how they treat employees.

Robin Hood Energy is like a family and it continually seeks ways to involve employees in everything that it does.


What is it like to work for Robin Hood Energy

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Employees can usually slide their shift and/or work from home, they find that sometimes these options can alleviate stress.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Environmental practices including: a cycle to work scheme; discouraging business travel; encouraging use of public transport; and green energy purchasing are in place at Robin Hood Energy. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
In their monthly news letter, the "Councillor Alan Clarke" reward is given to the employee who has gone above and beyond and excelled in their day to day role. 7 or 8 employees are usually nominated, all of which feature on the dedicated page. The winner receives an award and certificate to celebrate their achievement.  

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Benefits:

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    13%

  • Staff Turnover:

    19%

  • Staff:

    273

  • Average Age:

    33

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Male : Female:

    56% / 44%

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