Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Accountant
  • Year established:
    1982
  • Website:
    http://www.hurst.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Lancashire Gate, 21 Tiviot Dale, Stockport, SK11TD

About HURST

Founded in 1982, Hurst are a Manchester based accountants’ firm with the aim to help people whose businesses mean everything to them. From global brands to go-getting entrepreneurs, Hurst aim to make people’s goals a reality.

Hurst is led with the understanding that its people are its greatest strength. Because of this, Hurst always encourage personal development, promoting from within whenever they can.
Always looking out for likeminded people, Hurst offers a monetary gift for employees that recommend a candidate that successfully makes it through the probation period.

Hurst select a charity of the year each year, and all employees give at least one day to this charity via their annual away day. All employees can complete a day themselves for any charity and the firm gives them extra holiday time for this.


What is it like to work for HURST

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Management training is very much on the job at HURST, though they are working with an external provider on a more structured programme.  Managers are selected on a set of competencies and constantly measured against these.  These management competencies were designed by an external consultancy.  The Manager competency framework is also assessed by both the manager and their manager at the annual performance review
My Team
My Team
At Hurst all teams have a "weekly huddle" on a Monday.  All staff take part in an annual strategy session to determine the strategy for the year and team briefs are held quarterly
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Hurst award their staff with extra holidays for good performance, this includes 3 at Christmas and 1 on their birthday, there are also fully funded day long Summer and Christmas parties for everyone.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • 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 offering profit related pay to all employees

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Average Age:

    28

  • Earning £35,000+:

    33%

  • Male : Female:

    51% / 49%

  • Staff Turnover:

    6%

  • Staff:

    67

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