Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Insurance
  • Year established:
    1936
  • Website:
    http://www.nhbc.co.uk/
  • Contact
    • NHBC House, Davy Avenue, Milton Keynes, MK5 8FP, MK5 8FP

About NHBC


What is it like to work for NHBC

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Given the ageing population, one unique benefit NHBC introduced in response to employee feedback is subsidised hearing aids. The cost of hearing aids can be thousands, so the organisation offer to fund 50% for employees and allow the balance as a staff loan, repaid over 12 months to help spread the cost. NHBC automatically refer employees who are absent due to stress to their occupational health service to get advice as quickly as possible. In addition, they also make a direct referral to the Employee Assistance Programme. The organisation also has a comprehensive stress risk assessment, which Managers use in these situations to understand the cause of the stress and agree support measures with the employee.
My Company
My Company
NHBC six core principles or behaviours are integral to an organisational wide recognition scheme called Star Awards, a scheme that is open to all employees. Staff can nominate colleagues for work or actions that embody one or more of the NHBC behaviours. The nominees receive notification of the nomination and their names are posted on the organisation’s intranet. At the end of the year the nominations go forward to a cross sectional judging panel, with winners and runners up of each category being invited to attend a gala event.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
In designing the NHBC’s bonus structure the organisation have recognised that whilst all employees can influence business performance, those at lower grades have considerably less influence than Senior Managers on corporate objectives. As a result of this, to drive and recognise employee performance NHBC have weighted the bonus calculations for lower graded employees, allowing them to have greater influence over their bonus achievement. For most employees the bonus is based on 75% individual performance and 25% Company performance, whilst the CEO is 85% Company performance. This means that lower graded employees will receive a substantial proportion of bonus if they perform well but the Company does not over achieve.

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Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    11%

  • Staff:

    1343

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Average Age:

    49

  • Earning £35,000+:

    54%

  • Male : Female:

    69% / 31%

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