Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Leadership Development Consultancy
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • UK locations:
    London, North West
  • Contact
    • Cragwood House, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LQ

About Impact International

What is it like to work for Impact International

My Team
My Team
Due to the nature of their business many of their people work away from home, so to balance this, Impact extend social event invitations to partners/families wherever possible. Employees organise all social events, with time for organising and attending daytime events, given during work hours. In so many words they can’t tell you all about their Christmas Party, the Impact Kids Christmas Party, complete with a visit from their Santa/CEO!, weekly Friday lunches, Silver Screw award or the End of Financial Year lunch but they can tell you about their Family Fun Day and Quadrathlon, reflecting the fun and inclusiveness of their social events. Their summer event is scheduled in the school holidays and they close the office for the afternoon to maximise attendance. Activities include bouncy castle, traditional games, crafts, a homemade piñata, canoeing and speedboat rides. Their CEO cooks a BBQ lunch and Impact Aid, their internal fundraising team, hosted a Great Impact Bake Off to raise money for their chosen charities. Their Quadrathlon is a four-part triathlon, including a lake-swim, cross-country run, mountain bike and canoe course. The course was designed and marshalled by their staff within their own hotel grounds. The competition was not just about fastest times, but also about the best fancy-dress outfits. Whilst there are small cash prizes the ultimate goal is personal glory!

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back

Impact Aid is their own charitable foundation that raises and donates money to charitable causes. Since April 2012, Impact has made a donation to the fund for every single participant that takes part in one of their UK based programmes. This has more than quadrupled thei annual fund-raising and has allowed them to help many more charities. Impact Aid was founded in 1996 and has raised over £33,000 helping over 200 charitable causes. Donations reflect the collective wishes of the company, so the causes that they support can be as diverse as their people. Monies are donated to local, national and international charitable causes that are: Connected to their people, connected to their local communities and connected to their clients. In consultation with the business, they decided to focus on two chosen charities in 2013. These are nominated, voted for and sponsored by their people. Their involvement is more than just financial e.g one of their senior consultants is now on the board at Growing Well. Please note that they do also offer support to other charities and to their people who are undertaking fund-raising challenges.

My Company
My Company
Impact’s vision is to be a great place to work, to be the best experiential learning provider on the planet and to be a model of sustainable enterprise. Being benchmarked in the marketplace as a Best Company to Work For is positive proof that they are working effectively together to make their vision reality and they are all incredibly proud of this achievement. At Impact they love to celebrate success. They have been lucky enough to be placed in the Times Top 100 List since 2005 and have attended every awards dinner. They know that their people are key to making Impact the best company to work for (even if we aren’t placed number one!) To say thank you to their people they offer a number of places at the dinner to the entire organisation. They have awarded places to people who are nominated by colleagues for outstanding work, or simply by putting names in the hat. This approach is very popular with their employees as it recognises that their people have all paid a part in our success.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    54% / 46%

  • Earning £35,000+:


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