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About Cass Business School, City University

What is it like to work for Cass Business School, City University

Personal Growth
Personal Growth

Cass supports staff academically and professionally wishing to pursue recognised work related qualifications or higher and further education courses relevant to their professional and personal development. This includes access to courses that are delivered by the Business School e.g. Masters courses, provided the selection criteria is met. Support is provided by way of full or part reimbursement of expenses and paid leave of absence. In order to be supported formal qualifications must be relevant to an individual’s job and personal development having regard to their current level of performance, experience and qualifications. The qualification must support the achievement of the objectives of the department and Cass.

My Company
My Company

Annual prizes awards for exceptional performance, nominated by Heads of Department and other members of staff. The categories presented are for academic staff, teaching quality, innovation in teaching, research quality, success with research income generation. For professional staff, customer service award, going beyond the call of duty, profiling raising for the school and professionalism. Each prize is worth £1,000 net. Successes are also recognised and communicated through company newsletters and all staff meetings. Prizes are also awarded to academic staff that publish in the top academic journals

Fair Deal
Fair Deal

At Cass they pride themselves on ensuring that staff effort is rewarded and recognised within the institution. School prizes are awarded annually to approximately 10% of the organisation. The winners of these awards are nominated either by their manager or internal customers. The prizes are presented at an all staff meeting.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    47% / 53%

  • Earning £35,000+:


  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35


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