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  • Year established:
    1982
  • Website:
    http://www.hurst.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Hurst Accountants Ltd, Lancashire Gate, 21 Tiviot Dale, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, SK1 1TD
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About HURST Accountants

Hurst are a firm of accountants and business advisors. They are unlike any other accountants because they help people whose business means everything to them, people with the energy, ambition and whom live and breathe their business.

The firm's mission is 'to be the best firm in the North West in the £5m - £50m owner managed business market'. In setting this target, Hurst created a set of 6 core principles for everyone to follow each day: We change lives; We respect and value everyone; We work hard and play hard; We are in it together; We drive change; We always do the right thing.

Hurst know that their people are their biggest strength, so they always encourage personal development, promoting from within whenever they can. Newly qualified accountants go on a career enrichment programme with Hurst, including a month extra pay, a month off and a secondment abroad.

The firm are also keen to look after the local communities which they work in and give something back wherever and whenever they can. Each year, Hurst colleagues come together to shortlist some of the region's charities who are doing great things and put them to vote to decide on their charity of the year.


What is it like to work for HURST Accountants

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Hurst provide employees with e-learning tools, external coaching and mentoring, job shadowing and paid time off for study. 
My Team
My Team
To bring everyone together, Hurst organise an annual Summer BBQ and an annual Christmas party. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Hurst pay performance related bonuses on a quarterly basis, which has proved more effective than an annual one. 

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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

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Development
    Development

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

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Average Age:

    32

  • Earning £35,000+:

    35%

  • Male : Female:

    51% / 49%

  • Staff:

    68

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