Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Safety Engineering, Risk and Management Consulting
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • Abbott Risk Consulting Ltd, 11 Albyn Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4NG

About Abbott Risk Consulting Ltd

Since 2002, Abbott Risk Consulting (ARC) has provided invaluable consultancy services to some of the most high-hazard industries in the global economy.

From 12 sites across the UK and Australia, the company helps to work out the risk associated with hazardous events, such as oil platforms exploding, trains crashing, or accidents affecting nuclear power stations.

Simply being a world-class consultancy in the safety and risk environment isn’t enough for ARC - they are also dedicated to being a great place to work.

Their core principles are centred around helping staff have a happy and healthy work-life balance, treating everybody in the organisation the same and creating a positive, tolerant and rewarding working culture for everyone.

ARC is headquartered in Edinburgh and led by Managing Director John Abbott, who is passionate about helping staff find the confidence to be the best they can be and engages with every employee on a regular basis over WhatsApp, phone calls and emails.

What is it like to work for Abbott Risk Consulting Ltd

ARC funds up to 100 days of paid Carers Leave for employees to support a member of their immediate family or household who is sick, injured or has an emergency. Their staff are also provided with counselling if they are suffering from workplace or personal stress.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
To reduce the environmental impact of commuting, ARC has a no parking policy at their Edinburgh head office, which has resulted in more than 50% of their Edinburgh staff either cycling or walking to work on a regular basis.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
All ARC staff are granted a minimum of 1,500 shares in the company through a tax-efficient share incentive scheme, and even have access to company loans to help them purchase shares without needing to use their own funds.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

Company Statistics

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  • Staff:


  • Male : Female:

    80% / 20%

  • Earning £35,000+:


Regional Engagement

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