Quick facts

About Places for People


What is it like to work for Places for People

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
On average, employees receive 18 hours per year formal training with an average spend per employee on training per year of £80. They provide training activities such as: H&S, Induction, Manual Handling, presentation skills, influencing skills, IT training and leadership development.

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Places for People match funds raised by their employees for charity up to the value of £250. They not only raise money for local charities which support their local communities but also for internationanl causes for example they raised more than £10,000 for Haiti and they recently held a Community Investment Week to involve their customers.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Places for People have Star Awards to ensure that employees feel they are rewarded for their efforts. The Star Awards include a celebration dinner each year for those who were nominated for the awards. They also hold regular 1 to 1's and appraisals as well as personal thank yous from the CEO.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

Company Statistics

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    0.00

  • Staff Turnover:

    12%

  • Sites:

    155

  • UK sites:

    155

  • Staff:

    2564

  • Average Age:

    42

  • Male : Female:

    43% / 57%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    9%

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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