Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Telecoms, Cyber Security and ICT end to end solution providers
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  • Contact
    • Bridgford House, Heyes Lane, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7JP

About Chess

Chess are one of the UK’s leading Telecoms and ICT end-to-end solution providers, helping more than 30,000 businesses grow through innovative technology and expert advice.

Chess employ more than 550 people in six sites across the UK and have helped over 30,000 businesses reduce their communication costs. Their relationship with all major UK networks and partners allows them to offer an extensive portfolio of communication packages at the best possible price.

Relationships with all major UK networks and technical capabilities across Voice, Connect, Cloud and Digital allow the company to design, deploy and support customers to grow efficiently, work from anywhere, safeguard their businesses, and better connect with their customers.

Part of the company’s success is giving something back to the local community and charities alike. Staff have taken part in cycling across Costa Rica, skydiving, racing in rally cars to Budapest and much more.

What is it like to work for Chess

My Manager
My Manager
Chess run a two-year Leadership Academy, delivered by the Group Training Manager, which covers several modules, ranging from basic subjects such as time management, to more complex areas such as coaching others and delivering a major presentation.
My Team
My Team
All sites have a monthly cultural calendar where they are entitled to a ‘pubclub’ or lunch every month – people get £5 a head and can either all go to the pub for a few drinks after work or have lunch in the office.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
For their chosen charities, Chess use their Gimme 5 chips to raise money and recognise their people. Every time someone does something nice for someone else they get rewarded with a Gimme 5 chip, which is valued at £1 for their chosen charity.

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

  • 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

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:


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  • Staff:


  • Male : Female:

    68% / 32%

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