Quick facts

About blu eCigs (UK)


What is it like to work for blu eCigs (UK)

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
It’s all about evolution. Pretty much anything is possible at blu.  They’re a small company and are proud to say their people are exposed to a broad range of experiences daily that provide development opportunities.  It’s common for their staff to migrate into new roles, or for their original job to morph into something different.  Feedback they've received shows these changes build confidence and support people’s development.  A graduate trainee can take responsibility for payroll and a customer services agent can run their Instagram social media programme.  If people want a challenge, they’ll provide it. They believe the best development comes from experiences, and they know they offer that in spades.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
blu eCigs changed “you time” to “blu time.” As a thank you, they give each employee £100 to spend on themselves as part of their new wellbeing scheme. This money, which will be awarded every year, can be put towards anything that keeps people healthy and happy. This could be anything from playing sports, cooking classes, yoga or dance lessons. They also provide a healthcare scheme for employees offering gym memberships throughout the UK as part of their private healthcare account. 
My Company
My Company
blu eCigs have a fairly relaxed environment, which means their employees feel able to offer feedback and regularly suggest ideas openly and they do this in a variety of ways.  They conduct SurveyMonkey online questionnaires, encourage people to send ideas using their postbox and make the most of iPad technology.  Every Friday, when they meet at the end of the day for a blether over a glass of wine or beer, they have an informal Q&A session, opening the postbox and answering the questions posed on the postcards.  Originally they only had a few questions asked, but it’s really snowballed with people wanting to find out anything from how much money they made that week to what the weather’s going to be like at the weekend.  blu eCig's SurveyMonkey questionnaires generate a great response too, and whenever they’re unsure of the right direction to take, such as where to book for the Christmas night out, they put it to the vote.  They are a democracy after all!  At their September all-staff, they used iPads for staff to vote on questions posed throughout the session. This was the basis for a competition and kept the audience alive and engaged throughout the entire day.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

  • Dental Insurance
    Dental Insurance

    Dental insurance offer to all employees

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    11%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    29%

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    34

  • Male : Female:

    50% / 50%

  • Staff:

    76

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