Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Hotel Company
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  • Contact
    • Apex Hotels Ltd, 32 Hailes Avenue, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH130LZ

About Apex Hotels Ltd

With 12 sites across the UK, Apex Hotels provides accommodation, food and beverages, conference and events services, and spa and leisure facilities.

Since founder Norman Springford opened the first Apex Hotel in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket, the company has expanded to locations in London, Bath, Glasgow and Dundee. Norman’s son, Ian Springford, took over as Chairman in 2015. Originally opening with three-stars, the independent, family-owned collection of contemporary hotels now boasts four stars.

In 2018, they plan to launch an employee app to improve communication between staff and senior management. In order to improve staff wellbeing, Apex Hotels run a stress risk assessment. From this, they introduce adjustments when necessary.

In addition, they have an Employee Assistance Programme, supported by UNUM, that works to address financial worries, workplace stress challenges, addiction or relationship matters.

What is it like to work for Apex Hotels Ltd

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Leadership and management development has been a primary focus for Apex Hotels over the past 12 months, and they have committed to taking 120 leaders through a three-day programme covering topics such as habits of highly effective people, trust and leadership.
The company offers free access to all their hotel gyms for all employees so that they can take care of their own physical wellbeing. They also offer a workplace Employee Assistance Programme where employees can talk to trained counsellors.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
All Apex employees receive discounted employee rates at all their hotels to stay for pleasure. They also support the Annual Apex Employee Awards event in Edinburgh, where around £10,000 of vouchers are awarded to the winners.

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Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    44% / 56%

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