Quick facts
  • What we do:
    IT provider of products, services, support and training.
  • Year established:
    2003
  • Website:
    http://www.academia.co.uk
  • Contact
    • 8 Kinetic Crescent, Innova Park, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 7XH

About Academia

The Academia Technology Group, founded in 2003, are a fast-growing group of technology companies. The firm partner with world-class vendors such as Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and HP to provide elite technology solutions across a range of markets.

The company provide IT solutions and training for education providers that includes curriculum consultancy and development and technical integration. For businesses, they offer flexible solutions with affordable payment plans. And for charities, they offer reliable and affordable IT infrastructure.

Academia Technology Group are based in Enfield, North London, and employ almost 100 dedicated professionals across multiple locations throughout the UK. The group have an annual turnover of £50m.

The business’ MD and founder is Mike Bacon, who encourages a philosophy of treating customers and suppliers with respect, and building relationships based on mutual openness and honesty. The firm have an anti-bribery policy and a modern slavery statement.


What is it like to work for Academia

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Staff can apply for the Leadership Academy, a six-month internal programme hosted by both internal and external facilitators. This has produced incredible success, as has the Sales Academy, with two of the 2015 intake in the most recent President's Club.
My Company
My Company
At Monday morning meetings, staff are asked to give examples of one or more of the firm’s values in action from the previous week. The leadership team also hold 'beer and pizza' evenings where they explain what the business is trying to achieve.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Academia offer many incentives, such as prizes and internal competitions, as well as an uncapped commission scheme for sales staff. Incentives and prizes include cash, vouchers, meals out, additional leave days, gadgets, and trips away for top-performing teams.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • 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

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    26%

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    34

  • Earning £35,000+:

    40%

  • Male : Female:

    74% / 26%

  • Staff:

    90

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