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    • The Castle, Cecily Hill, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 2EF


What is it like to work for

The office space that work in is real castle which has recently undergone a massive refurbishment to give the team the best working environment that they can possibly give them. An emphasis on staff welfare and the environment has been taken into account in all designs and the team members themselves were consulted on the designs to ensure they were right for them and the way in which they work. The innovation includes an intelligent lighting and music system which can be changed according to where you sit to suit individual preference, a choice of 5 different chairs to optimize comfort and minimize back problems, meeting areas designed to complement the way in which they work as company, an overhaul of our gym with state of art technology and an on-site cinema has been built to be enjoyed by our staff for out of hours’ relaxation. In addition, kitchen facilities have been designed with a large area for staff to group and eat together, there is a unique chill out area for staff members to relax in and quiet rooms for silent, for highly focused work. They believe a healthy body is essential for a healthy mind and understand the importance of encouraging our team to lead healthy and active lives. They do this by providing a free state-of-the-art gym on site, free one-to-one consultations with nutritionists, offer of counselling sessions or psychotherapy if going through challenging times, a paid for weekly game of indoor football, squash or basketball at lunchtime at the local leisure centre and a workout room so team members can arrange group classes like yoga or Zumba. Additionally, they also pay for in-depth Bupa health assessments for anyone that is struggling with a health issue.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back offer 3 days’ paid leave for team members to volunteer for a charity or organization of their choice. They value community and believe that work should not prevent those who want to, to volunteer for organisations who need help. They have a number of people on the team who are involved in organisations and charities outside of work such as the Brownies Association and Soroptimists International. This policy allows these individuals to get involved with the community and give back to organisations set up to help those most in need. This supportive policy is a sign that they support community and believe that it’s important for the team to have interests outside of work. has allocated £2 million to donate to local and national charities this year and all employees are involved in deciding which organisations the donations go to. The team recently voted to collectively sponsor the Young Enterprise’s “Learn to Earn” programme. This year Chris has empowered his team further by giving £5,000 to every member of his team to donate to a charity of their choice and so far 48 employees have embraced the opportunity to support an organisation that has special meaning for them.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
An example of the way organisation rewards employees, which they believe is unique, fair and particularly effective is the ‘Annual Jolly’. All members of the team are invited to go on an all-expenses-paid, luxury trip abroad once a year. They put employees up in 5* hotels where they dine at fabulous restaurants, drink in incredible bars and get to experience the local culture without having to pay for anything. This year the team travelled to Malta and stayed in a luxury 5* star hotel for 3 days, enjoying a wonderful evening boat trip and were treated to cocktails in a private bar and local fine dining each night by the company. In 2015 the team headed to Dubrovnik where they enjoyed 4 days of culture, sunshine and luxury, staying in a 5* hotel and eating at top restaurants. In previous years they have enjoyed trips to New York, a private island in Florida, Copenhagen, Tallinn, Budapest and Prague. All members of the team are given an extra day or two of holiday each year on the weekend of the annual jolly, this is in addition to their annual holiday allowance as a reward for all the hard work and effort during the year.

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  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

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

  • Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

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    76% / 24%


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