Quick facts

About Douglas & Gordon


What is it like to work for Douglas & Gordon

Leadership
Leadership

The Managers at Douglas & Gordon Limited work in open plan offices alongside their team .The Managing Director & HR Director meet most employees individually every 6 months to review their performance and aspirations.The Chairman and Manging Director also often visit offices and departments informally and are available for specific meetings on short notice on request. The Managing Director also provides a regular article for their in house magazine.


My Manager
My Manager

Douglas & Gordon use psychological profiling for all staff and train Managers in interpreting the results. External coaches are employed for all levels of staff and 3 day courses were held this year for all Managers.The Company support and enhance the development of people managers within their organisation by taking feedback from each Manager's team as part of the regular review process and provide the Manager with any necessary further coaching/training.

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Training and providing reading material is given to help employees manage stress. Douglas & Gordon Limited also pay for and insist on external physchiatric help if required. The Company also provide bicycles to each office and encourage their use once staff have undergone formal training.

Other attempts that Douglas & Gordon Limited make to support their employees to maintain their work/ life balance is by giving time off for brides to prepare for weddings and offer sabbaticals to those who need a break. They also insist that staff take all of their holiday entitlement and allow time off when relatives or loved ones are unwell.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

Company Statistics

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    0.00

  • Sites:

    15

  • UK sites:

    15

  • Staff:

    180

  • Staff Turnover:

    21%

  • Male : Female:

    24% / 76%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    25%

  • Average Age:

    34

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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