Quick facts
  • Year established:
    1997
  • Website:
    http://www.1e.com
  • Contact
    • 1 E Ltd, C P House, 97-107 Uxbridge Road, London, London, United Kingdom, W5 5TL

About 1E

1E was founded over two decades ago by Sumir Karayi. Highly technical and with many years of experience in blue chip organisations, Sumir saw a need to reduce the cost of managing Windows PCs and servers.

Driven by word of mouth validation from their customers, 1E gained a reputation as a leading Microsoft systems management specialist, supporting their customers in robust content distribution, software asset management and user self-service.

To ease any workplace stress, 1E encourages employees to take regular breaks during working hours and ensures employees use their annual leave. 1E also provides access to mental health professionals via an employee assistance programme. They have a large kitchen which includes a large communal space where employees can meet informally to relax, play video games, share meals and exchange ideas or just chill.

The CEO at 1E has an open door policy and encourages all employees to come and talk to them about anything. They run an all-company update call each month and encourages employees to send in questions for them to answer during the call.

The organisation has implemented a 'Most Valuable Player (MVP)' award to encourage peer-to-peer recognition within the workplace. Any employee can nominate any other employee for this reward and there are no limitations on how often employees nominate or are nominated. These 'MVP' awards are tied to company objectives and recipients and their accomplishments are communicated throughout the business.


What is it like to work for 1E

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Environmental practices such as cycling to work schemes, discouraging business travel, encouraging greater use of video-conferencing and Energy efficient IT are in place at 1E. 
My Company
My Company
A referral bonus varying between £1,500 and £3000 depending on job role is offered to employees at 1E. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Financial benefits such as free private healthcare, performance related pay, staff discounts and free life insurance are available at 1E. 

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Benefits:

  • 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

  • Pensions
    Pensions

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

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development
    Development

    Companies that provide support for non-work related training to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    106

  • Staff Turnover:

    19%

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    41

  • Male : Female:

    73% / 27%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    88%

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