Quick facts
  • Year established:
    24th August 1923
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  • Contact
    • Nielsen House, Oxford Business Park, John Smith Drive, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, OX4 2WB
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About AC Nielsen

AC Nielsen is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. At Nielsen, what's next isn't a guessing game; it's a science based on data.

For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigour and innovation, continually developing new ways to answer the most important questions facing the media, advertising, retail and fast-moving consumer goods industries.

The wellbeing of employees at Nielsen is vitally important, so it's employee assistance programme provides emotional and practical support to managers and associates who are facing stress. There is a 24/7 telephone helpline, face to face or structured telephone counselling for employees and access to a network of qualified counsellors.

'Simply Excellent' is Nielsen's primary, powerful tool for acknowledging the efforts, collaboration and innovation they see within and across teams and regions. When employees display above-and-beyond actions that embody Nielsen's values, they are recognised in meaningful, memorable ways.

Nielsen holds an annual company-wide day of volunteering: Nielsen Global Impact Day (NGID). All Nielsen associates are invited to spend the day volunteering in their local community, with either hands on or skills based volunteering.

What is it like to work for AC Nielsen

The Senior Management Team hold quarterly Town Halls at which they openly brief employees on business performance, Company changes and initiatives, Client developments, and their people experience and call out individual successes for recognition and reward.
My Manager
My Manager
First time managers receive training to help them to develop a leadership mindset, by managing the business, leading teams and developing people. All first time managers receive an email from the global team congratulating them and guiding them to the resources that are available for first time managers, focusing on the foundation manager skills needed in the first 6 months. They believe a great start makes all the difference.   

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
All employees are entitled to spend 24 hours annually, volunteering at a charity of their choice. 

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

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

  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development

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

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:


  • Average Age:


  • UK sites:


  • Male : Female:

    47% / 53%

  • Staff:


  • Earning £35,000+:



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