Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Medical Publisher
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • BMJ, BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JR

About BMJ

BMJ started out over 170 years ago as a medical journal with the aim of leading debate on health and to engage, inform and stimulate doctors, researchers and other health professionals in ways that will improve outcomes for patients.

Today, they are a global brand with a worldwide audience, helping medical organisations and clinicians tackle the most critical healthcare challenges. They do this by publishing the newest, cutting edge academic research, providing professional development solutions and creating clinical decision support tools.

To achieve this, they focus on their core values: be proud of our people, be independent, be courageous and unbiased, be patient-centred and customer-focused, be evidence-based, be transparent, open and trusted.

They publish more than 60 medical and allied science journals, and over the past 50 years have pioneered the migration to digital publishing and the development of open access.

The company is headquartered in London and is led by Chief Executive Officer Peter Ashman.

What is it like to work for BMJ

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
BMJ have a cycle-to-work scheme that all staff are welcome to apply for on a quarterly basis. They also have recycling bins throughout the building and encourage staff to use these as well as to work digitally and avoid printing more than is necessary.
My Company
My Company
The CEO sends out regular updates on what is happening in the company, usually by video. There is a ‘Speak to Peter’ email address so staff can contact him anonymously if they wish to do so.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The bronze, gold and silver STAR award system allows peer-to-peer nominations for going above and beyond. The bronze award is £50 worth of high street vouchers, the silver £100 and the gold £150.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays

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

  • Gym

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

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:


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  • Male : Female:

    39% / 61%

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  • Earning £35,000+:


Regional Engagement

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