Quick facts

About Metaswitch Networks


What is it like to work for Metaswitch Networks

My Manager
My Manager

At Metaswitch, a line manager is an individual's Personnel Manager and is responsible for their wellbeing, engagement at work and their career. Weekly status meetings are a key element of this role and it guarantees one-on-one time every week between the manager and employee. Managers are trained to be able to manage their people effectively and this means using careful judgement and thought when making decisions about the employee and agreeing all key decisions with their line.

Wellbeing
Wellbeing

Metaswitch believe the key to the wellbeing of their employees is their relationship with their manager. The happiest and most productive employees are those treated with respect and fairness and who have clearly defined goals. Each employee is guaranteed one-on-one time with their manager every week and they believe that this is invaluable for their employees' general wellbeing. If they have any concerns or worries, the manager will dedicate as much time as is needed to resolving the issues. Metaswitch also give employees a lot of flexibility with managing their time. They are able to fit their work around their life, so that they are not under any unnecesssary stress. For example, many of their employees in Enfield are in a lunchtime sports club, which has been set up for for Metaswitch employees. There are currently groups for football, rugby, ultimate frisbee, badminton, and many more! Employees play these sports in the local park and then use their changing room and shower facilities on site. They are able to take extended two hour lunch breaks to accommodate these sports and make up the time later.

Fair Deal
Fair Deal

Employees who have shown outstanding contribution are awarded a meal for him/her and their partner at their favourite restaurant. Metaswitch also operate a patent reward plan awarding £1,000 to any individual who comes up with an idea or invention that is turned into a patent application.

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Benefits:

  • Shares
    Shares

    Companies where employees are offered share options

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

Company Statistics

  • Average Age:

    36

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Staff:

    411

  • Staff Turnover:

    5%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    59%

  • Male : Female:

    80% / 20%

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