Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Recruitment HR Services
  • Year established:
    1983
  • Website:
    http://www.nrgplc.com
  • UK locations:
    North East, Yorkshire & Humberside
  • Contact
    • 56 Grey Street , Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 6AH

About NRG


What is it like to work for NRG

Leadership
Leadership
The leader of NRG is distinctive in her ability to directly contribute to all areas of the NRG business. She actively promotes the business in a direct business development function, developing and securing business opportunities for NRG. She influences business opportunities through her broader commercial knowledge and regional and national networks. She manages a wider remit of extracurricular activities and community based work - including the regional chair of Maggie's Cancer Care Charity, accepting the challenge and responsibility of raising £3million in funding and promoting Maggie's to the wider community. As a leader of NRG, Lorna is passionate, creative and challenging. Her enthusiasm inspires staff working at NRG and her breadth of knowledge and diverse portfolio of regional roles instils confidence in clients with her breadth of knowledge on factors influencing employment skills. Lorna’s leadership style empowers the senior team to manage their respective business teams yet she has a style that is wholly accessible to all members of staff. She instils a culture of hard work and diligence in delivering excellence in service, whilst positively nurturing ambitions. Lorna drives a very focussed business but also ensures as a team we aren't afraid of having fun along the way. She is very passionate about ensuring that all staff regularly get the opportunity to get together for social events. Lorna also recognises when "down time" is needed for her team and this year has helped staff take advantage of the public holidays by offering staff an additional holiday day over the festive season.
My Team
My Team
In June 2012, they held their annual summer party. This takes place after a large summer conference that they put on for the staff to communicate what the plans are for the coming year and to celebrate the successes of the previous year. This year the NRG post-conference party was held at the Baltic Centre for Art in Newcastle. Staff and their partners attended the celebratory BBQ party night in the Riverside Terrace, the evening started with champagne and canapé reception, followed by a BBQ on the terrace overlooking the river Tyne. As part of the evening, they had a vintage photo booth where staff could have their photographs taken wearing various dressing up items. Competition was rife on both the Batak wall and the driving simulators - and hysteria around the jumbo sized "Operation" game! The evening finished with everyone cutting some serious moves on the dance floor before leaving for home, hotels or further partying for those with stamina! This event is sponsored in full by NRG and was very well received by all members of the team.

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
NRG is very charity focused, they have selected Maggie’s Cancer Care Charity for the past four years as their charity of choice. They do not just limit their fundraising activities to Maggie’s but continue throughout the year to hold dress down days supporting various charities – Children in Need, Comic Relief, Jeans for Genes etc. NRG’s Chief Executive is Chair of the fundraising Board for Maggie’s North East and gives her time free of charge and their staff are hugely supportive of her and have raised over £25,000 in the last four years. One of the main challenges the staff undertake is the Monster Bike and Hike which takes place annually in Fort William, Scotland. A gruelling 72 miles made up of 31 miles on a mountain bike followed by a 41 mile hike – all in 24 hours! Teams have also participated in the Three Peaks Challenge climbing the three tallest peaks in Great Britain again within 24 hours. Prior to taking part in these challenges, the teams have raised money by organising various events including: quizzes for staff and client companies raffles coffee mornings gents having various parts of their bodies waxed! NRG no longer send Christmas Cards to clients but make a donation to charity each year. Their Managing Director is also an active committee member of the Theatre Development Committee - created to develop funds for Newcastle's flagship Theatre, The Theatre Royal, to ensure community engagement activities including workshops, dance, creative groups, within the community. She is also a member of Sunderland Business Group - which is a group of private sector organisations working with the public and third sector to support children in schools through work experience.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Shares
    Shares

    Companies where employees are offered share options

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

  • Dental Insurance
    Dental Insurance

    Dental insurance offer to all employees

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    14%

  • Staff Turnover:

    14%

  • Male : Female:

    18% / 82%

  • Average Age:

    28

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Staff:

    90

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