Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Voltage control and power systems engineering
  • Year established:
    1994
  • Website:
    https://www.fundamentalsltd.co.uk/
  • Contact
    • Unit 2, Marshall Road, Hillmead Enterprise Park, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 5FZ

About Fundamentals Limited

Fundamentals are a voltage control and power systems engineering company that delivers products, services and solutions to the electrical power industry. Key customers include Distribution Network Operators (DNOs), Transmission System Operators (TSOs), power generators, and industrial and private network owners and operators.

The company as founded in 1994 by Nick Hiscock and Chris Goodfellow, following extensive operational careers with Southern Electricity. Today Fundamentals are led by Jon Hiscock and continue to focus on innovation, quality engineering and delivering for customers.

Based in Swindon, Wiltshire, the company has ambitious targets for continuous growth and development of further products and services around grid control.

The objective of the business is to improve the health and performance of the electrical power grid, and it aims to achieve this by adhering to a set of three all-important core values: go the extra mile, we are Fundamentals, and do the right thing.


What is it like to work for Fundamentals Limited

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The company have offered a number of apprenticeships and HNCs over the years. Some of the earliest apprentices are now getting involved with the business at a management level and the newer apprentices are keen spokespeople at careers events.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company has supported the Hackpen Hill 10K for two years in a row. In 2018, employees not only participated in the race, but the company also sponsored the event. This event is part of ongoing efforts to raise money for a radiotherapy unit.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Their bonus scheme is effective in rewarding employees. The pot is based on profit, so the available amount may vary, but there is usually something. Bonus payment is also affected by the employee’s performance over the year.

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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

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    41

  • Earning £35,000+:

    52%

  • Staff Turnover:

    7%

  • Staff:

    82

  • Male : Female:

    88% / 12%

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