Quick facts

About Gerald Eve LLP

MONEY WORRIES ARE taken care of at Gerald Eve, the London-based chartered surveyor and property consultant. Staff get financial education sessions tailored to their age group and the firm backs up such wisdom with hands-on benefits — including an interest-free rental-deposit loan that has proved especially popular with graduate staff moving to a new city.

Wellness days, private medical insurance and an employee assistance programme are on offer to further boost the wellbeing of the 372 staff. Partners earn salaries averaging £99,000 (including bonus) and a profit-share reward scheme is based on employees’ all-round efforts, not just the fees they earn.

Gerald Eve feels proactive, say staff, who award this measure a 66% positive score, bettered by only eight firms. People are treated fairly (72%) and are happy with their pay and benefits (69%).

Approachability at the top is embodied in managing partner Simon Rees — at the helm for more than seven years — and in senior partner Simon Prichard who sings in the company choir and plays for the Gerald Eve hockey team. The company gets a top-20 score of 82% for the confidence staff have in the senior management’s skills.

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What is it like to work for Gerald Eve LLP

Leadership
Leadership
The senior management team at Gerald Eve LLP demonstrate the company values on a daily basis through their approachability and engagement with all staff. The company has an open plan office, with no separate offices for senior management ensuring they are open and friendly to all. Managers regularly visit all offices to ensure a consistent message of 'one firm' is felt by all. The board at Gerald Eve LLP host 'Breakfast with the Board' sessions in which small groups of employees are encouraged to give open feedback and ask questions, promoting the values of Integrity, Respect and Friendliness. Senior management are actively involved with clients on a day to day basis, again demonstrating the company's values of Trust and Integrity. The company display excellence in the quality of their work and dedication to going the extra mile for clients. All of Gerald Eve LLP's values permeate the behaviours and actions of all staff and are embedded in the processes and operations of the firm.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
At Gerald Eve LLP they seek to enhance the wellbeing of their employees physically and emotionally, both inside and outside of work, and help them plan for their future. To aid their employees financial wellbeing the company run tailored financial education sessions by age group to assist them with each stage in their life - this financial education strategy has been nominated in two awards ceremonies this year for best Financial Education Strategy. In conjunction with the education strategy Gerald Eve LLP provide benefits that help their employees through life events such as moving home. They are one of few employers who provide an interest free Rental Deposit Loan to staff which can especially help graduates when moving to a new city. To enhance their employees physical welfare, employees have access to private medical insurance and wellness days so they can understand their key health metrics and seek advice on them. The company's private medical insurance provides incentives and assistance to stop smoking and to become healthier. The wellbeing of staff is of the upmost importance to the firm and their policies and practices are designed with this in mind. A bi-annual Firm Away day demonstrates this commitment by enabling all employees to meet each other, get to know each other outside of the office and build relationships, cementing the values and culture of the organisation that promotes and enhances our employees wellbeing.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
At Gerald Eve LLP they have a 'staff profit share' in place which rewards employees for their contribution over each financial year, the reward is driven by firm, team and individual performance to engage employees at all levels in contributing to the wider firm. This bonus rewards the employees' efforts across a range of skills and behaviours, not purely their financial contribution.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    17%

  • Average Age:

    36

  • Staff:

    372

  • Male : Female:

    57% / 43%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    68%

  • UK sites:

    9

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