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  • Year established:
    1986
  • Website:
    http://ctshirts.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Charles Tyrwhitt Ltd, Cottons Centre, Cottons Lane, London, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2QG
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About Charles Tyrwhitt

Charles Tyrwhitt are a formal menswear retailer, selling items such as: shirts, ties, suits, shoes, chinos and much more besides.

The organisation was founded over 30 years ago and ever since then they have made a commitment to ensuring all menswear that they provide is built to last. They use only the finest materials, sourced from every corner of the globe and are especially proud to showcase producers here in Britain. Being quintessentially British, this is something they are immensely proud of.

Every Monday, Charles Tyrwhitt run an induction session for new starters which covers both their mission and purpose as a business. To support this, they have created a number of videos with their founder and owner talking about why the business was established, what Charles Tyrwhitt means to them personally and highlighting the explosive growth that they have seen in recent years.

During this induction, they spend time talking through and explaining the core values, what they mean to them and why they are important. Charles Tyrwhitt ask for all employees to live up to these four founding core principles. The four principles in question are: Be the Boss, Be the Best, Be the Customer, Be the Change.


What is it like to work for Charles Tyrwhitt

My Manager
My Manager
Charles Tyrwhitt operate a yearly appraisal cycle, at which point they measure the effectiveness of employees both in terms of "What" they have done as well as "How" they have done it. The "What" element is measured against their role profile and their "SMART" objectives set at the start of the trading year by the line manager. 
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
As part of their Learning and Development platform - known as the Tyrwhitt Learning Academy - the organisation have created a section focused on resilience. This section of their learning academy is there to support colleagues with enlightening TED talks and reading material on the importance of resilience, as well as a link to a free report that allows people to see what makes them resilient. 
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Charles Tyrwhitt have chosen to forge a close partnership with The Prince's Trust charity, whose purpose is to help and support disadvantaged young people in a variety of ways. To support them with their work, the organisation have been raising valuable funds for the charity. Recently a team of 40 colleagues complete the Palace to Palace bike ride, and managed to raise over £20,000 for The Princes Trust. 

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    17%

  • Average Age:

    32

  • Staff Turnover:

    39%

  • UK sites:

    43

  • Male : Female:

    44% / 56%

  • Staff:

    829

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