Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Sport and Entertainment Architects
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  • Contact
    • 14 Blades Court, Deodar Road, London, UK, SW15 2NU

About Populous

What is it like to work for Populous

Populous have live Q&A surgery sessions at staff meetings. They have no cellular offices so all leader/ senior managers are approachable and work in open plan offices alongside employees. They hold regular staff meetings, talks and office parties and events and all new staff are invited to introduce themselves to the board at a board meeting (collectively). Populous believe that they have approachable leaders.

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Populous sponsor the ABS fun run as well as taking part and were presented by the Company's Award for the most significant contribution to the ABS in the Course of the year 2010. Populous also donate computers to schools and take part in educational days with school children in addition to donating sports equipment to schools.

My Company
My Company

Populous recognise performance by mentioning at staff meetings or in general emails and they provide 1 extra day for each completed year of service after 3 years up to a total annual PTO maximum of 30 days as well as Salary Continuance from two weeks for new joiners to 13 weeks for staff of over 10 years' service. Instant Recognition is given in the form of personal or emailed 'thankyou' from the relevant manager. They reward ideas or innovation by a program: the Populous Research Fellowship Awards, which focus on the internal education and development of knowledge in the practice. Three Research Fellowship Awards may be awarded each year according to geographic location: one from Australia/Asia, one from America and one from London. Applications are invited from all employees. Winners receive an honorarium of US $1,000 and two weeks paid time off. Up to US $10,000 for expenses are considered for individual submissions; combined/team efforts are also considered. Winners are expected to make presentations to various offices, as well as produce a written and illustrated document for distribution.

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  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    73% / 27%

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35


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