Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Ecommerce Children's Clothing Company
  • Year established:
    1998
  • Website:
    http://www.childrensalon.com
  • Contact
    • Childrensalon Limited, 9 High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Tn1 1UL

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 a head office and six warehouses 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
Childrensalon offer employees on-site yoga classes twice a week, a massage chair that everyone can use anytime, an on-site facility with badminton courts set up as well as a foosball table. Employee gym memberships are also subsidised with all local gyms.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The Childrensalon Charity was developed in 2011 to give back to the local community. Through the charity, Childrensalon have been able to fund local charities Nourish, The Colebrook Centre for the Homeless, The Tunbridge Wells Women's Shelter, Porchlight and many more.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Hiring from within is a very important part of Childrensalon’s culture. Having people who ‘get’ their culture is important, and promoting from within ensures this. Childrensalon have also sponsored many of their employees through their accounting qualifications.

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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 25 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

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    16%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    17%

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Staff:

    292

  • Male : Female:

    33% / 67%

  • Average Age:

    35

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