Quick facts

About Higgidy


What is it like to work for Higgidy

Leadership
Leadership
Higgidy make sure to reward behaviours through their values scheme, which they put into everything they do. The CEO presents at the induction every week and talks through all of them. The Leadership Team often refer to the values during decision making to ensure they are staying true to the purpose. Recently the CEO's received nominations for putting on the annual company event. The CEO has a diary available to all and he presents the weekly meeting to the business, operates an open door policy and is visible to all, knowing everyone on first name terms. Higgidy also have lots of links with other food businesses who they connect with and learn from. They have the ex HRD from another food business in once a month to support with business projects and individual coaching. 
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Higgidy have a peer to peer recognition scheme called the 'Higgidy Heroes', which is nominated by the people for the people. These get given back to all employees so they know they have been chosen and there are two levels of rewards - the Everyday Hero and the Super Hero. These have to link back to their company values of being Brave, Smart or Kind. In addition to recognising and rewarding employees for their hard work the company work had to ensure that they look after employee wellbeing. There are yoga sessions on a Friday, free fruit is provided, they contribute to exercise classes, pay for people to enter marathons, offer flexible working and operate a no long hours culture. They also ensure that they give support to people during difficult times including, paid time off, support with appointments etc.
My Company
My Company
Higgidy have a weekly huddle where the business come together for food, networking, a weekly business update on KPI's and a strategy update. The company put on business briefs twice a year, which are really important for making every employee feel like they are part of the ‘bigger picture’. These briefs go off results and key messages. There is a Microsoft 365 space for sharing documents and Whats App groups to send things to teams easily.

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Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Earning £35,000+:

    10%

  • Staff Turnover:

    24%

  • Staff:

    282

  • Average Age:

    34

  • Male : Female:

    65% / 35%

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