Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Engineering and Infrastructure Consultancy
  • Year established:
    1965
  • Website:
    http://www.peterbrett.com
  • Contact
    • Caversham Bridge House, Waterman Place, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8DN

About Peter Brett Associates

Peter Brett Associates are an engineering and infrastructure consultancy unlocking potential for urban and rural sites, delivering sustainable solutions and creating better public realms.

Today, Peter Brett are an independent practice of engineers, planners, scientists and economists delivering major development and infrastructure projects. They create value from the land and buildings owned or operated by clients. As well as UK offices, the firm has an associated company in Prague that serves central European markets.

The company has a firm sense of CSR. Recent projects include attending more than 50 school outreach events across the country and sending two dozen PBA STEM ambassadors to 23 events with UTC Reading. Typically, they offer over 30 work experience placements a year and hire around 12 apprentices.


What is it like to work for Peter Brett Associates

Leadership
Leadership
Senior managers work in the company’s open-plan offices as integrated members of the project and technical teams, creating a sense of parity between team members. Management staff are responsible for delivering training and workshops, and are dedicated to driving up standards within the organisation.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The company’s Emerging Talent programmes for school, college and university leavers enables young recruits to pursue qualifications while also becoming well-rounded individuals through personal coaching. CPD sessions are held on a regular basis, focusing on the development of specific disciplinary knowledge, while a sponsorship programme helps staff pursue higher education qualifications.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The company rewards staff in a variety of different ways, including extra leave, a dinner with their partner or a simple bunch of flowers. An employee recognition scheme is also offered, which allows everyone the opportunity to recognise colleagues doing a great job, while a ‘thank you’ box has been set up for a monthly draw.

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    Gym

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    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

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    Profit Related Payment

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  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    13

  • Staff Turnover:

    16%

  • Average Age:

    37

  • Earning £35,000+:

    50%

  • Male : Female:

    69% / 31%

  • Staff:

    708

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