Quick facts

About Hope Construction Materials Limited


What is it like to work for Hope Construction Materials Limited

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The company strives to create an environment where people flourish so they provide training beyond the basic skillset of their roles. Colleagues are encouraged to engage with colleagues in other parts of the business to understand the bigger picture and extend their skills. Job shadowing and job swaps are a pretty regular feature. They are proud of their leadership courses; Polishing Diamonds and The Leadership Academy. These courses penetrate all levels of the business to provide skills leading self, leading teams and leading strategy. The company has a range of formal training delivered by internal and external trainers covering all elements of the business; fixed and mobile plant operations, HGV driving, safety training, health and well-being, team working, and customer services. They also encourage people to take up these courses even if they don’t directly correspond to their roles.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
One of their key initiatives is “Hope for Others” which encourages colleagues to undertake two days paid volunteering for projects outside of work. Colleagues select their own charities and are welcome to generate support or invite their colleagues to attend. Their Executive team have been very active in this too, organising their own projects such as clearing environmental areas, cycling for charity & undertaking work at children hospice as examples. Fund raising is prominent feature across the business with frequent dress downs, charity bake off's, coffee mornings, sporting challenges etc. and colleagues are welcome to use the company's IT and social networking sites to generate support.
My Company
My Company
The company has recently revitalised their company mission which is focussed around redefining the industry; Great People, Great Service, Great Results, Great Company (sustainable, socially responsible, fun & contemporary, a great place to work). These goals have been already been delivered to a significant proportion of their colleagues within the leadership programme. This programme sets out what it means to work to these goals, how their actions can affect outcomes and above all how people make the difference. We also include a number of tools and interactive exercise to embed the message and show these can be slotted into in our everyday activities. The programme is delivered by Senior Managers within the Business and is the product of collaborative working from stakeholders across the business. This feature is important as their goals are a reflection of views across the business, not just the executive team or shareholders. The ownership feature enables them to communicate with confidence, passion and fun. The company hope the “strategy on page” is not a strategy on a page but a strategy in practice.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

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

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies where profit related pay is available and at least 50% of people receive it

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    180

  • Earning £35,000+:

    24%

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Male : Female:

    83% / 17%

  • Staff Turnover:

    9%

  • Staff:

    943

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