Quick facts

About Cornish Mutual


What is it like to work for Cornish Mutual

Leadership
Leadership
The company’s senior management team demonstrate their commitment by throwing themselves into life at Cornish Mutual as “part of the team”. They bake for the “Bake Offs”, dress down for charity, take part in sporting activities and socialise with the team at various points throughout the year. This makes them approachable and builds relationships of trust and respect between them and the rest of their team. What these relationships in turn facilitate are openness and honesty in communication and feedback which is a core value for Cornish Mutual. The Exec also engage with their members at every opportunity and do so enthusiastically. Whether it be at specifically arranged Member Forums, at local Agricultural Shows and Markets, or when they come to visit them at their head office, the Exec demonstrate a genuine affection for their members and a commitment to building great relationships and resolving any issues which do arise. For a mutual organisation, who hold their Members at the heart of all they do, this is inspirational for their people and demonstrates that the leaders really “practice what they preach”.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
One initiative the company have found to be particularly effective in enhancing the wellbeing of their people has been our Up For Fit team. They provide fresh fruit, organise sporting activities and social events. A combination of both sporting and social elements is the annual beach games which they have taken part in for the last three years. It provides  people with an opportunity to exercise, socialise and develop relationships with their colleagues in a fun yet competitive atmosphere.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Cornish Mutual is passionately committed to giving back to their community. This year alone, they have raised over £12k for charitable causes as a result of more than 50 fundraising events ranging from a month of activity coinciding with Comic Relief, to regular “Bake-Offs” and Bingo Nights at Head Office. It’s not just about fundraising though, the company also incorporate a “Volunteering Day” into their induction, where a team of new starters give up their working day to volunteer for a local charity – a recent group spent time painting the headquarters of a local children’s charity. The company have also raise awareness of issues in their core community – the farming and agricultural sector in the South West. They have recently arranged 3 Health & Safety Workshops for both Members and Non-Members which cover a series of issues, with talks from expert speakers. These events are free to attend and are endorsed by the Health & Safety Executive.

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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

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance with at least 50% of employees taking this up

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Staff:

    103

  • Earning £35,000+:

    13%

  • Male : Female:

    40% / 60%

  • Average Age:

    42

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