Buzzworks Holdings

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Head Office:
Buzzworks Holdings, 132 Main Street, Prestwick, South Ayrshire, KA9 1PB

Our Mission/Vision

Mission: To make people feel great through hospitality. Vision: To be a world class hospitality business with £20m revenue with a base in Scotland and to be the Best Place to Work In Hospitality in the UK.

Company Information

BUZZING UP OUR list in its second appearance, this company has leapt into the top 40 as its workforce has grown by 16% in the past year to reach 444 people. Buzzworks Holdings runs an award-winning portfolio of eight bars and restaurants across Ayrshire in Scotland and aspires to be the best hospitality business to work for in the UK.

When an internal survey revealed that employees found their induction and training outdated, senior managers listened and introduced a 24-week programme to support new workers and identify opportunities for future development. Staff say their jobs are good for their own personal growth (84% positive, a top-10 result). They also believe their training is of great personal benefit (78%).

The firm’s core aim is to “make people feel great through hospitality”. Employees have confidence in their bosses (83%), led by chairman Colin Blair.

Buzzworks encourages staff from its kitchen and front-of-house teams to apply for its management accelerator programme. Employees believe managers help them to fulfil their potential (75%).

Company Statistics

  • 19

    Average Age

  • 1978


  • 3%

    Earning £35,000+

  • 444


  • 45%

    Staff Turnover

  • 53% / 47%

    Male : Female

  • 9

    UK sites

List History

  • Best Companies To Work For List 2017


  • Sunday Times List 2016


Accreditation History

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