Quick facts

About Business Environment Ltd


What is it like to work for Business Environment Ltd

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
In order to ensure a healthy work/life balance staff is not encouraged to take work home. The company have a range of in-house schemes including, support to help employees stop smoking where the company offer up to £100 to purchase non-smoking aids to help them give up smoking; this can be items such as nicotine patches, gum or self-help books. If the employee is successful after 6 months of no smoking, they are rewarded with a £100 voucher of their choice. This is announced via the company’s intranet to congratulate the employee, but also encourage other employees to adopt the healthier lifestyle. On the staff intranet, they have a section dedicated to healthy eating where they provide employees with nutritional tips and new recipes. Each centre provides employees and clients with fresh apples on a daily basis. The company offer free on-site gym facilities which are available for all employees and clients to use at their leisure. This promotes and encourages employees to keep fit and healthy, and the opportunity to lose weight for those that have specific goals in mind. Within the company’s Healthcare scheme, they also offer discounted gym memberships.
My Team
My Team
Every quarter the company aim to hold a company-wide activity, BeSocial, which is a way for employees to interact and bond outside of the work environment. The activity is chosen by employees and the company will provide funding for this. BeSocials engage  employees and create a positive team spirit throughout the company. For any new employees, the company contributes £20 towards their first lunch – by doing this they are encouraging the new employee to engage with their new team and help them to feel welcome. Every Friday afternoon, the company hosts nibbles and drinks to finish off the week. It allows employees to feel relaxed after their hard work, and also a way for the directors to personally say thank you.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company has scheme, where each of their offices choose a charity of their choice each month. On behalf of the business centre, the company donate £50 per month, to their chosen charity. As well as above, the company allows employees to have 3 paid days off to support a charity of their choice. On an annual basis the company sends 2 employees overseas to volunteer for 1-2 weeks. In 2014, two employees visited Nepal to participate in a life changing project and helped to build a children’s orphanage. It was a unique and rewarding opportunity not only for the employees, but also for the children who benefited from their hard work. This trip is fully funded by the company including flights, vaccinations, transfers, food and accommodation. In 2013, two employees visited Cambodia. The company is currently planning for their 2015/16 trip, they are sending employees to South Africa or Thailand to volunteer in relation to animal conservation, as chosen by employees and again to be fully funded by the company.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym memberships with at least 50% of employees taking this up

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance with at least 50% of employees taking this up

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies where profit related pay is available and at least 50% of people receive it

  • Development
    Development

    Non work related training supported

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    107

  • UK sites:

    11

  • Staff Turnover:

    25%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    26%

  • Average Age:

    40

  • Male : Female:

    41% / 59%

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