Quick facts
  • Year established:
    1807
  • Website:
    http://www.thwaites.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Daniel Thwaites plc, Head Office, Myerscough Road, Mellor Brook, Blackburn, Lancashire, United Kingdom, BB2 7LB

About Daniel Thwaites

Thwaites' pubs, inns and hotels offer food, drink and accommodation to leisure and business guests. Their portfolio also includes six spas and business centres, their own brewery and stables.

Thwaites is a company with a very proud heritage - a family business that has been passed on through generations for well over 200 years. From a brewery in the heart of Blackburn, they have developed into a leading hospitality provider right across the country.

Their people are proud of the craftsmanship they see in the company every day - it extends from the food prepared in kitchens and the beer brewed in their brewery, through to the art behind the graphic designs of their posters and the attention to detail of housekeepers in creating a wow factor for guest bedrooms.

Staff take pride in their work and are happy to go the extra mile to make a difference - and Thwaites give them the opportunity to do that, by being open to ideas and improvements. That means that despite Thwaites being a company with so many properties across the country, they don't feel like a corporate chain because they celebrate individuality.


What is it like to work for Daniel Thwaites

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Thwaites trained a number of staff as facilitators and trainers which has been hugely successful in helping encourage collaboration, knowledge sharing, ideas generation and feedback in many more areas than before. 
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Every member of staff has access to a free, confidential helpline that is available 24/7 where there is a range of advice and support available, including a counselling service. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Thwaites recognise team members who go the extra mile with their guests. Thwaites ask guests, through comment cards, a specific question about any staff who have wowed them during their visit. Every time a member of staff is named, they receive a £20 voucher to use in high street shops.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

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

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    1599

  • UK sites:

    21

  • Earning £35,000+:

    3%

  • Average Age:

    33

  • Male : Female:

    41% / 59%

  • Staff Turnover:

    59%

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