Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Currency Asset Manager
  • Year established:
    1983
  • UK locations:
    South East

About Record Plc


What is it like to work for Record Plc

Leadership
Leadership
In all of their company meetings the Executives and senior management invite questions throughout, so as to ensure employees are fully aware of everything happening within the company. All employers and leaders are in an open plan office. All leaders are approachable and welcome any interaction. They have employee dinners with update presentations; they also have various adhoc presentations, and team meetings and lunches where senior management attend. As they have an open door policy, if anyone has anything they would like to discuss with him they may and he regularly encourages dialogue with all of their staff. He regularly interacts with all staff, socially and at work. They often attend many of the "fun" functions they hold.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Record have four onsite pushbikes which employees are free to use, they also give discount on certain gyms near the office and provide free fruit around the office for all employees. By having flexible working hours, employees can fit a medical appointment early in the morning or later afternoon without having to take the time off. With the flexible hour’s system, if an employee works overtime or at a weekend they can take the time back by taking the time off during the week. They hold one event a year (summer/christmas party) where staff can invite their partners. They also invite all staff children in for Christmas Eve morning to have a kid’s party with them. They have a clocking in and out system where employees clock in and out at the beginning and end of the day and at lunchtime. They allow one flexi day, built up from working overtime per month in addition to annual leave. There is also lots of flexibility for the start and end times of the day. As long as staff work their core hours during the day/week they may start any time before 10am and finish any time after 3.30pm.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Once a month they wear jeans to work and a donation is made to an employee nominated charity, which can be charities that their employees have a personal involvement with. The organisation use a company called Carbon Neutral to offset their carbon usage. They have paper and cardboard recycling with Shred-it who replant how ever many trees worth of paper they recycle. They have a company allotment, where employees can grow vegetables. They believe that all of the areas described above make them a sustainable company. They have frequently supported Heathrow Special Needs Farm and worked with them for 2 years in their local community which is part of the Business in the Community (BITC) Group.

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Benefits:

  • Shares
    Shares

    Companies where employees are offered share options

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    2%

  • Average Age:

    35

  • Number of Staff:

    65

  • Staff:

    65

  • Male : Female:

    65% / 35%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    72%

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Portfolio Management

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