Quick facts
  • Year established:
    2005
  • Website:
    http://www.oakmaninns.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Oakman Property Ltd, Honours Building, 72-80 Akeman Street, Tring, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, HP23 6AF

About Oakman Inns and Restaurants

Oakman Inns & Restaurant started life as a community-based pub back in 2007 and have since grown to over 20 sites whilst maintaining the initial ethos that opened 'The Akeman': to create an environment where like-minded people could come and enjoy some great food and drinks whilst catching up with friends, family, neighbours and colleagues.

Oakman Inns is a progressive people-oriented company that truly believes in team engagement and has a strong desire to allow each team member to be the best they can be.

At the heart of their development programme is 'Oakmanology', their award-winning learning hub which takes employees through both craft and leadership development, using a mix of online micro learning opportunities including fact sheets, quizzes, eLearning, face to face training, videos and assessments.

Oakman Inns offers a unique reward and recognition scheme called 'Heart of Oakman'. 'Heart of Oakman' reward's people who are living values, going beyond the call of duty and delivery fantastic customer service. They use a gifting service called 'gifted2you' to find suitable gifts for employees before ordering and sending on the personally chosen gift to the team member at their site.


What is it like to work for Oakman Inns and Restaurants

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Potential General Managers are taken through an intensive and challenging fast-track programme that includes two 360 feedback sessions, learning cohorts and leadership activities back at site.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Managers are trained and coached to be non-judgemental and to listen to the concerns of the team whether work or home related. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Employees are provided with benefits including staff discounts, an Employee Assistance Programme and performance related pay. 

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

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Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    25

  • Average Age:

    30

  • Male : Female:

    52% / 48%

  • Staff Turnover:

    60%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    7%

  • Staff:

    978

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