Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Cheese Manufacturer
  • Year established:
    1865
  • Website:
    http://www.bel-uk.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Suite 1 – Floor 2, 160 London Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2JA

About Bel UK Limited

Bel UK are a subsidiary of the Bel Group, responsible for manufacturing and selling market leading cheeses: Mini Babybel, The Laughing Cow, Boursin, Leerdammer and Port Salut. They distribute throughout the UK to retail and food service clients.

The group was established in 1865 by Jules Bel and the UK subsidiary was opened in 1929. Today, Bel UK reaches 30 million UK consumers, making sales of around £122 million.

Their mission is to share smiles with families across the UK through unique experiences of dairy goodness, which is delivered with five core values in mind: ethics, innovation, enthusiasm, competence and cohesion.

Employees are given the chance to work on world famous brands in a global business, within a team that’s collaborative, dynamic and where everyone’s contribution is valued. They believe that uniting success is the most effective approach to growing their business and their people.


What is it like to work for Bel UK Limited

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Bel UK believe that a happy workplace is critical to success, and the basis of intellectual activity is a healthy body. They have a number of activities to promote health and wellbeing, including stress awareness sessions, lunchtime pilates, and lessons with in-house nutritionists.
My Team
My Team
In 2017, the annual conference was held at Center Parcs. All staff were involved in the three-day event and got to take part in activities such as falconry, archery, quad biking, clay pigeon shooting and golf.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company believes in supporting local charities and community initiatives. They have partnered with Red Nose Day since 1999, contributing a significant sum every two years. They also support FareShare - a local grocery charity that redistributes surplus food to UK food banks.

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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

  • Holidays
    Holidays

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

  • Gym
    Gym

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

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

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

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    15%

  • Male : Female:

    30% / 70%

  • Average Age:

    40

  • Staff:

    53

  • Earning £35,000+:

    62%

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