Quick facts

About Chrysalis Group Plc

"The receptionist smiled broadly at the visitor as he handed him his pass. Smoothly he put a caller through on the phone system. This is not any receptionist, it is Richard Huntingford, group chief executive, ""back to the floor"" at the Chrysalis offices in west London. As a result of Huntingford's time on the front desk, the old- fashioned headsets worn by receptionists were changed and a new system introduced.


Chrysalis covers four media sectors — radio broadcasting, music publishing and recording, book publishing and mobile content — across six British sites.


Its employees show great commitment and enthusiasm: 77% say they ""love"" working for Chrysalis, while 82% say they would miss work if they left, and 83% feel a sense of pride in working there — all top 25 scores among the 100 best companies overall.


Work is important to Chrysalis staff; the 80% who say so is the ninth-highest proportion, and the 59% who say they are in their dream job ranks Chrysalis 10th overall. One of the key reasons why people like Chrysalis appears to be the nature of the work: 75% describe it as ""stimulating"". Another factor is that staff work in fun, supportive teams, with managers they trust and respect: 75% say the people in their team go out of their way to help them and 78% feel a strong sense of family at work. The company has flexible benefits, as well as a sharesave scheme, childcare vouchers and an employee of the month award.


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Company Statistics

  • Annual Sales:

    £189m

  • Staff Turnover:

    26%

  • Male to Female ratio:

    50:50

  • Sites:

    6

  • Number of Staff:

    705

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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