Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Ecommerce Children's Clothing Company
  • Year established:
    1952
  • Website:
    http://www.childrensalon.com
  • Contact
    • Unit 21 Decimus Park, Kingstanding Way, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3GP

About Childrensalon Limited

Founded in 1952 by Sybil Harriman, Childrensalon are the world’s largest e-commerce company selling luxury children's clothing, including more than 260 of the world’s most prestigious brands, to people in more than 160 countries.

Childrensalon remains a family-owned business with their head office in Royal Tunbridge Wells. They employ more than 250 members of staff who, collectively, speak 25 languages.

Their passion for children’s fashion has grown as time goes on, and they are still offering the same friendly service that customers would find in their shop all those years ago.

Childrensalon motivate employees by giving them autonomy and trust. They believe in letting people do their jobs and allow employee flexibility wherever possible.

As well as being a Living Wage Foundation employer, Childrensalon pay employees well above the average in all areas as well as give a year-end bonus for everyone based on both company and personal performance.


What is it like to work for Childrensalon Limited

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Babylon Health is a free benefit for all employees, offering instant access to a GP, in most cases within an hour by smartphone, laptop or computer. In addition, subsidised PureGym memberships are on offer, as well as counselling and an employee hardship fund.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The Childrensalon Charitable Trust was established in 2017, and the company also supports team-selected charities, such as Porchlight, Fegans, and Taylor Made Dreams, with monthly financial donations. Half-marathons, onesie days, team bake-offs and egg decorating contests are just some fundraising events organised of late.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Childrensalon's most effective reward for employee effort is the huge amount of training and progression within the company for team members. Last year they went a step further, offering training for people in one area of the business to train in another department.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    12%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    17%

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Male : Female:

    31% / 69%

  • Staff:

    341

  • Average Age:

    36

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