Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Professional Consultancy Services
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    • North Kiln, Felaw Maltings, 46 Felaw Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8PN

About MLM Group

MLM are a multi-disciplinary consultancy covering buildings, infrastructure, compliance and environment for both private and public sector clients.

In 1966, David Maddocks and John Lusher set up Maddocks and Lusher, a structural engineering business, from their homes in Ipswich. In 1973, Colin Matthews joined the pair and MLM was established.

Today, MLM have a £34m turnover, 40 directors, 28 partners and 430 employees across 14 offices in the UK and Ireland. Chief Executive Officer Neil Cooper and Chairman Steve Oliver oversee a company handling projects worth around £20bn at any one time.

With 50 years of experience, MLM are a leading multi-disciplinary design, compliance and specialist practice improving the built environment through creative technical design and engineering excellence.

The company takes a collaborative approach and is dedicated to ensuring they have the most skilled teams in place to meet clients' needs, paving the way to lasting partnerships.

What is it like to work for MLM Group

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The MLM Academy offers everyone opportunities for interesting and innovative routes to personal, professional and technical development. The Academy runs all internal training courses, including health and safety, using a mix of training resources and styles.
My Company
My Company
The firm has amalgamated HR and health and safety systems to create My MLM, an interactive portal used by employees, managers and HR. Champions were identified to become the go-to people for help.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
There’s a long service award and additional holiday entitlement to recognise the loyalty of our employees. The long service award kicks in at 20 years’ service when the Chief Executive Officer presents a bottle of champagne and a £1,000 voucher with a short speech of thanks.

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  • Male : Female:

    67% / 33%

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