Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Training Provider
  • Year established:
    1991
  • Website:
    http://www.babington.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Mallard Way, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8GX

About Babington

The Babington Group are a national provider of training and qualifications, helping people develop practical skills to get into jobs and to enhance their skills in work, meeting current and the future needs of businesses across the UK.

Babington is led by Chief Executive Officer Carole Carson, who joined the company as Chief Operating Officer in 2011. Babington has ten training centres that allow them to specialise in different subject areas, and become an integral part of local communities all over the country.

Whenever a new starter joins the team at Babington, they are allocated a buddy who is their ‘go to’ person. New employees are contacted by their buddy before they start, who is complemented by a HR contact who provides pre-employment information, advice and guidance.


What is it like to work for Babington

My Manager
My Manager
The Talent Management Programme (TMP) is designed to upskill and develop managers and those who we want to develop to become managers in the future. In addition, the TMP Plus programme provides a blended learning approach, to build on the skills and knowledge developed in the initial programme.
My Team
My Team
This year has marked an innovative and unique way in which Babington have facilitated team events in the Simply The Best roadshows, which were delivered by senior and executive management to communicate the company’s performance in 2018, and set goals for 2019.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Babington are proud of their employees’ continued participation in monthly events to raise money for charity, which are shared with the business through a monthly newsletter. They also have a tuck shop, named Sweet Success, in their head office, which raises money for various charities each month.

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

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

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

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    11

  • Earning £35,000+:

    11%

  • Staff Turnover:

    31%

  • Staff:

    321

  • Male : Female:

    33% / 67%

  • Average Age:

    40

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