At Ramboll UK the MD conducts a Friday morning presentation every month which gives employees the opportunity to ask questions and all offices in the UK are open plan with an open door policy. Their MD has his own page on the intranet which provides regular updates to the organisation as well as having an online Q&A discussion board. Senior management interaction with all levels of employees is a daily occurrence with graduates and all employees throughout the organisation having the opportunity to work directly on projects with senior managers. The MD encourages open communication throughout the business. He has been an employee for almost 20 years and was promoted to MD in 2009. He knows the company and it's employees well and has a very strong working relationship with a number of their employees. Ramboll's MDs approach is one of empowerment and personal development. Staff say he is approachable and has a very casual style about him which encourages employees at all levels to relate to him openly.
On average, employees receive 21 hours per year formal training with an average spend of £500 per employee on training per year. They provide many in house lectures delivered by both staff and other companies which provide short burst updates in emerging techniques and technologies. Underpinning this they have a highly developed training scheme delivering single or multiple day courses in specialist fields, software and health and safety.
Ramboll UK do not have an upper limit for matched funding and funds have been matched for Haiti Disaster Relief, and the Royal Marsden Hospital Cancer Unit. Ramboll also allow their employees to choose a charity once a month at an office drinks event where the proceeds for funds raised go to this charity. In partnership with Kier Group and timber panel supplier KLH, Ramboll UK created an exhibition as part of the London Festival of Architecture that highlights issues of climate change. An interactive artwork that invites users to consider questions around sustainable living, the Carbon Cube also promotes the use of renewable materials in construction.
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Companies where employees are offered share options
On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships
On-site nursery or vouchers
Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme
At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay
Full family cover
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