Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Manufacturer of security systems
  • Year established:
    1985
  • Website:
    http://www.paxton.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Paxton Access Ltd, Unit 3 Home Farm Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9HU

About Paxton

Paxton design and manufacture access-control, door-entry and building intelligence systems for smart buildings. Paxton offer free installer training and market-leading customer support across their product range.

The Brighton firm has offices in 12 locations across the globe with offices in the US, France, Germany, South Africa, UAE and Benelux.

Paxton, led by Group Chief Executive Officer Adam Stroud, manufacture all products locally and export to over 40 countries worldwide. They’re the installers’ company of choice thanks to offering installer-focused, exceptionally advanced products.

The company’s core values are simplicity, quality and honesty, with products backed by world-class technical support and free training. Key markets are education, healthcare, retail, leisure, commercial and the public sector.

Clients include Manchester United, Graze, Michelin, Cherbourg Airport, Boucheries Nivernaises, Ostermalm Food Hall, Kingsway Park High School and Foyles. Staff get long-service leave and awards, plus Bollywood dancing events.


What is it like to work for Paxton

Leadership
Leadership
The management team operates by an open-door policy and makes themselves approachable to regular staff members at all times. They also incentivise commitment to company values by encouraging staff to nominate each other for great work, with prizes on offer to those selected.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The company recently launched the Paxton Learning Portal, offering courses for both work and non-work-related development. They also have apprenticeships in place to allow employees to further their career while studying for a qualification, and hold group social events to encourage bonding and collaboration.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Paxton offer free yoga sessions, tai chi lunchtime classes, free fruit and subsidised healthy lunches, as well as stress assessments to make sure everyone in the office feels mentally well. They also offer financial advice to help workers run their households effectively and plan for retirement.

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Benefits:

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    Gym

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    Health Insurance

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  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    12%

  • Staff:

    253

  • Average Age:

    36

  • Earning £35,000+:

    39%

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Male : Female:

    77% / 23%

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