Quick facts
  • Year established:
    2008
  • Website:
    http://www.nakedwines.com
  • Contact
    • Naked Wines, Norvic House, 29-33 Chapel Field Road, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom, NR2 1RP

About Naked Wines

Naked Wines are an online wine retailer, connecting UK wine drinkers with talented winemakers all over the world, delivering quality wine to their doorstep via the internet.

They operate on a successful crowd-funding basis. This means that 'Naked Angels' in the UK contribute a monthly amount which is used to fund independent winemakers from around the world in return for exclusive deals on wines of their choice.

They've created a unique ‘Naked' culture which gives people a voice, inspires passion for the brand and gives them a platform to grow. As they've grown, they've kept their belief that it is the small, personal touches that make the biggest difference.

Their aim is that every single employee who walks through the door feels like they've bettered themselves. So they offer everyone an annual £300 'Personal Pathway' budget... to spend on developing their skills, either work or non-work related! Naked employees have spent their 'PP' budget on a whole host of different things, including: Chocolatiering, languages, personal fitness, creative writing, photography, presentation skills, nail technicians… and lots more!


What is it like to work for Naked Wines

My Manager
My Manager
Every year they send 6 budding future leaders on a 4 day ‘Happy Leadership’ course. This transformational course develops personal insight and practical leadership and management skills - to become a manager who enables a highly productive team in a positive and supportive work environment. Two team members who attended the Happy Leadership course have recently been promoted to Head of Partnerships and Head of Continuous improvement. 
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Naked are constantly seeking ways to ease workplace stress. They provide back rubs (monthly) and yoga (weekly) to employees on a regular basis. Their large communal space includes stress-busting activities like table tennis, pool and games - the perfect way to unwind. They have a dedicated Wellbeing Room, called ‘The Grape Escape’ which was designed with the help of an occupational psychologist. It has mood lighting, a swinging egg chair, calming or invigorating scents and a soft play floor for people to stretch out on. Staff can take time out and unwind during the day... or if they’d prefer, they can crank up some music and take out their frustrations on a punch bag!
My Team
My Team
Getting to know people from other teams can be intimidating for some (even though they're a friendly bunch!) They do lots to get everyone mixing and they’re passionate about creating an office environment that encourages staff to interact, have fun and be themselves. You’ll find a giant slide, fully-stocked bar, wine tasting room, sensory room, ping pong and table football tables. They’ve banned eating lunch at the desk – so everyone can spare 5 minutes to eat lunch downstairs and chat to other people from around the business.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym
    Gym

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

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development
    Development

    Companies that provide support for non-work related training to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff:

    103

  • Staff Turnover:

    15%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    27%

  • Average Age:

    32

  • Male : Female:

    36% / 64%

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