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  • Year established:
    1979: Assael Rowe-Parr
  • Website:
    http://www.assael.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Assael Architecture, 123 Upper Richmond Road, London, United Kingdom, SW15 2TL
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About Assael Architecture Ltd

Assael Architecture designs places that transform lives for the better. They are sustainable and sensitive, yet bold and innovative and are recognised for their exceptional designs, reliability and integrity.

The organisation has an 'outrageous ambition' to be a practice with a tenacious, analytical and contextual approach to architecture, renowned for exceptional quality in design, reliability in execution and integrity in all matters. They aim to successfully manage a sustainable, profitable business that offers security for its staff and provide a first-class service to its clients. They want to attract and retain staff of the highest calibre, giving them a clear career structure, professional training, motivation, support and the management procedures which will enable them to achieve shared objectives.

They reward employees for their hard work, loyalty and dedication with everything from bonuses, parties and sabbaticals to private healthcare and enhanced maternity and paternity leave, which is all outlined in their 'Benefits and Rewards book'.

They also reward employees through their annual 'People's Choice Award'. Employees are encouraged to vote confidentially for individuals for the exceptional contribution they have made to Assael that year. Winners are announced at the annual Christmas party and receive £500 in cash, runners-up receive £300.

Assael Architecture encourage everyone to spend at least one day per year out of the office helping others. They have spent this time gardening and decorating for vulnerable people living locally, serving lunch and providing company to the elderly to combat isolation, donating blood for the NHS and mentoring young students.


What is it like to work for Assael Architecture Ltd

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Assael Architecture set professional and personal targets at appraisals every six months and encourage development in any chosen field, with financial and emotional support for training work-related or otherwise. 
My Team
My Team
Assael Architecture have 'city trips' where employees receive £350 and an extra day's holiday for a long weekend to any destination with up to five colleagues. 
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The Sustainability Group at Assael Architecture helps to maintain the ISO14001 certification achieved in 2016, and push forward greener initiatives, including organising the annual Green Week that engages employees, clients and consultants in tackling environmental issues.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

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

  • Development
    Development

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

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Average Age:

    33

  • Male : Female:

    51% / 49%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    62%

  • Staff:

    99

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