Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Keeping People Safe
  • Website:
    http://www.arco.co.uk
  • Recruitment:
    http://www.arcocareers.co.uk/
  • UK locations:
    Scotland, South East, South West, Yorkshire & Humber, North West, North East, Wales, London, West Midlands, East Midlands, Other, East of England, Northern Ireland, National
  • Contact
    • Po Box 21, Waverley Street, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU1 2SJ

About Arco Limited


What is it like to work for Arco Limited

Leadership
Leadership
The senior management team are active in the recognition and reward of staff across multiple levels and locations. When they observe values and good practices they are able to nominate by awarding wow points, these usually equate to the value of £10.00 or in the use of our Values Man. Values Man is a visible recognition scheme where the company encourage everyone to recognise outstanding work or the demonstration of our core values. Senior managers also encourage colleagues to recognise each other in the use of the Value Man or the My Arco platform in the form of badges.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
The company ran Health Week which promoted good eating habits, being healthy and encouraging health activities such as walks and spinning classes. Fruit was also provided to all locations for the week free of charge. They have also conducted Health Assured Road shows which meant they visited various sites across the various Arco locations which included drop-in sessions around health and wellbeing for staff. They also run via My Perks various discounts scheme on gym memberships.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company ensures that a minimum of 1% of pre-tax profits are donated to charity. They are also a partner of the bloodhound land speed record and support the STEM project (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). They also support and are a partner to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Hull FC Foundation which gives support to Young Adults to get them ready for employment. All staff can have up to 2 paid days per year for CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and all colleagues are encouraged to participate. They also hold an annual family fun day where they participate in an activity and actively encourage colleagues to raise money for their chosen charity, in the past they have taken part in a Dragon Boat Race and an It’s a knock out challenge.

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

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development
    Development

    Non work related training supported

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    13%

  • Staff:

    1562

  • Average Age:

    39

  • UK sites:

    47

  • Male : Female:

    58% / 42%

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