Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Professional Audio Engineering
  • Year established:
    2014
  • Website:
    http://www.focusrite.com
  • Contact
    • Windsor House, Turnpike Road, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP123FX

About Focusrite PLc

Focusrite Audio Engineering design and distribute audio electronics, synthesizers, MIDI controllers and keyboards for music recording and creation. All products are designed in the UK by Focusrite and are sold in over 120 countries.

Used by audio professionals and amateur musicians alike, their solutions aim facilitate the high-quality production of recorded and live sound.

Headquartered in High Wycombe, the company has a list of core principles that are followed by staff. They are: honesty; conscientiousness; directness; no politics; no victimhood; having fun.

Focusrite is led by Chairman Phil Dudderidge, who is described by employees as being an inspiring leader. Phil always refers to Focusrite as being his family and demonstrates this through the way he treats employees, both on an individual and collective basis.

He recognises that the success of the company is built upon its employees. This recognition is lived out within the company ethos and how it values its employees, their welfare, health and their long term ambitions, both professionally and personally.


What is it like to work for Focusrite PLc

My Manager
My Manager
One-to-one support is provided by direct line managers, with an annual 360-degree feedback process available. A management forum is also in place, allowing managers to meet once per quarter for topical talks, refresher training, coaching and workshops.
My Team
My Team
Every first Friday of the month, staff finish work at 4pm and host a music afternoon. The company provides various drinks and snacks while new starter announcements and business update presentations are made.
My Company
My Company
One key way of improving employee engagement over the last year was floating the company on the AIM market, which paved a way for all employees, who all have 'share options', to realise these as actual shares in the company.

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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

  • Gym
    Gym

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    144

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Average Age:

    34

  • Earning £35,000+:

    46%

  • Male : Female:

    85% / 15%

  • Staff Turnover:

    9%

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