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  • Year established:
    1790
  • Website:
    http://www.howespercival.com
  • Contact
    • Howes Percival LLP, 3 The Osiers Business Centre, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom, LE19 1DX
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About Howes Percival

Clients for Howes Percival range from individuals and families to global businesses and government departments. They offer a wide range of legal expertise across all aspects of their client's business.

The firm have a rich history dating back to the 1790's. A lot has changed over time, including rapid expansion but what has not changed is the firm's aim to recruit the brightest and best people, while always making sure employee engagement is top of the agenda.

Howes Percival aim to nurture employees in a supportive and caring environment, respecting the different contributions individuals can make to the business. The firm have an extensive employee assistance programme and have qualified mental health first aiders across all offices.

They operate a purely profit-share based bonus scheme for all staff where the greater the profit above target, the greater the bonuses for staff becomes. This is distributed equally to all staff irrespective of grade or salary. This has helped achieve their financial goals, as well as minimising waste and cost.


What is it like to work for Howes Percival

Leadership
Leadership
The firms leader is visible in the office everyday sitting in their team in an open plan environment.
My Company
My Company
All new starters receive an informal Buddy to help them integrate into their environment as well as a formal Mentor to help them navigate through their early career with us.

Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The firm provide all employees with an Employee Assistance Programme, flexible benefits, free private healthcare and staff discounts. 

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Benefits:

  • 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

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    14%

  • Staff:

    268

  • Male : Female:

    31% / 69%

  • Average Age:

    41

  • Earning £35,000+:

    54%

  • UK sites:

    6

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