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  • Year established:
    1899
  • Website:
    http://www.whittinghamriddell.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Whittingham Riddell, Belmont House, Sitka Drive, Shrewsbury Business Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, United Kingdom, SY2 6LG
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About Whittingham Riddell LLP

As one of the leading firm of accountants, auditors, tax specialists and business advisors in Shropshire and Wales, they have been working with businesses and individuals for over 120 years.

As a long established business, they work with a broad range of clients and have developed a complete range of services that can be tailored to suit businesses.

Whittingham Riddell is a great place to work where everyone is friendly and cares about everyone else. They pride themselves on developing talent and allowing staff to reach their potential. They ensure everyone has the rights skills and experience to service the clients both internally and externally. They recognise great work and listen to what others have to say.

They support the local community and many staff take part in 'make a difference days' and charity events. They invest in the future and are committed to making the firm an even better place to work. They share personal and professional achievements, celebrating success and valuing individuals.


What is it like to work for Whittingham Riddell LLP

Leadership
Leadership
The senior management team live the values on daily basis, leading by example. Their open plan set up enables greater interaction and viability between staff at all levels. They ensure that all communication across the company captures their ethos and the Leadership Commitment is a way of making sure senior members reinforce expectations.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
They offer graduate and apprenticeship training programmes creating opportunities for staff to become qualified with 3-5 years with no financial burden. They have complete on the job training and welcome interns to join the team and experience what the world of work before they commit. From day one students contribute to client work and build relationship within the local community.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
They keep in touch with parents and enable them to understand what is happening in the workplace during their leave should they wish. They have flexible working to allow parents to start and finish at different times removing the stress of 'clocking in and out'. They invite to work and social events to keep them in touch.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees after one year

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership 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

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    13%

  • Staff:

    183

  • Earning £35,000+:

    25%

  • Average Age:

    35

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Male : Female:

    42% / 58%

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