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Quick facts
  • Year established:
    2002
  • Website:
    http://www.lifeleisure.net
  • Contact
    • Broadstone Mill, Broadstone Road, Stockport, Cheshire, United Kingdom, SK5 7AT
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About Life Leisure

Life Leisure operate 13 leisure centres in Stockport and Barrow, providing gyms, swimming pools, and sports halls to the community.

The organisation is keen to help employees progress, as their career develops and has therefore just
created an annual 'Life Leisure Academy'. The purpose of this is to encourage internal staff development to enable them to become managers of the future. This scheme involves all departments in leading technical and leadership training for the trainees, with trainers setting personal development plans for all attendees.

Life Leisure understand how fundamental their employees have been towards the success they have seen over the years. The charity hold an annual awards evening for staff, celebrating team and centre achievements from the last 12 months. Individuals and teams are recognised for their contributions to the overall success of the business as well as living Life Leisure's company culture and behaviours, impacting on the lives of their customers and other colleagues.


What is it like to work for Life Leisure

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Life Leisure provide e-learning, external coaching, financial support for work related qualifications and support for non work related qualifications. 
My Team
My Team
Life Leisure hold bi-monthly meetings and workshops with external facilitators which help staff to develop their skills and learnings, helping them to develop both for their roles and most importantly for their own personal lives.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Life Leisure work with local trusts to encourage those with learning difficulties, mental health issues or have come from deprived backgrounds to work for them, starting as a volunteer and then trying to find them paid work following this period. 

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • 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

  • Development
    Development

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

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    14

  • Staff Turnover:

    28%

  • Average Age:

    34

  • Staff:

    351

  • Earning £35,000+:

    4%

  • Male : Female:

    45% / 55%

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