Quick facts

About Ricoh UK


What is it like to work for Ricoh UK

Leadership
Leadership
Senior Management are fully immersed in the business at all levels by living the Ricoh values. They keep communication optimally high to all employees through podcasts, quarterly Senior Manager Conferences’ and yearly director roadshows’. As part of the company’s new ways of working, the Board work in an open space, meaning nobody has their own office, which fosters approachability and collaboration with employees. Senior Leaders also act as dragons’ for delegate innovation and strategy ideas and projects. Ricoh’s CEO directly engages with his employees in a variety of ways. Like the rest of the Board he does not have his own office and sits in the open plan space. He is the Executive Sponsor of the company’s four tier leadership programme and takes an active role in these programmes by mentoring and coaching individuals and aiding them to think strategically and improve their business acumen. Most recently the CEO launched a marginal gains initiative and sits on the steering committee to review marginal gains opportunities.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Ricoh UK have an interactive health kiosk that travels to the main Ricoh sites within the UK. The kiosk provides users with the ability to monitor their own health and wellbeing by creating an account that is secure to them. Individuals can then track their progress over a period of time. Employees can self-test indicators of general health, including blood pressure, body fat content, heart rate and hydration. Ricoh UK don’t want their employees to be left behind when it comes to finance, so offer employees the opportunity to learn all about many of the financial issues that may affect the financial wellbeing of them and their family. The programme starts with an initial awareness presentation called ‘Making your Money Thrive’, offered by a third party Financial Education provider. Various workshops are then held to answer some of the common areas of concern, for example “Will I be able to afford to buy a home to live in?” and “How do I get out of debt?”. Employees can also seek advice on dealing with workplace stress and stress coping mechanisms through an Employee Assistance Programme, all provided by Ricoh. 
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Ricoh has raised money for BBC Children In Need for more than 10 years through numerous fundraisers, culminating in heavy involvement on the night of BBC CiN’s appeal in November. Ricoh’s National Call-Centre formed part of BBC CiN’s ‘virtual call-centre’, with Ricoh volunteers receiving and processing donations from the UK public via telephone. Throughout the night on Friday 13th November 2015, 165 Ricoh Call-Centre volunteers processed £110,700 of public donations. Throughout 2015 Ricoh employees also raised £17,818 for BBC CiN through a range of events, including a coast-to-coast team cycle ride from Belfast to Dublin, ‘custard pie the boss’, cake sales and raffles. Ricoh addresses ‘Youth Employability’ to attract, develop and retain young talent, all to assist young people into the world of work. The company also support The Prince’s Trust TEAM programme, which is aimed at young people not in Education, Employment or Training. Ricoh volunteers lead TEAM employability workshops around Interview Skills and CV Writing etc to provide Work Experience opportunities. In 2015, 188 Ricoh employees volunteered for The Prince’s Trust, providing 685 working hours of time and raising £67.5k. Ricoh is also a standard bearer of BITC's Ban The Box initiative.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    11%

  • Staff:

    2305

  • UK sites:

    24

  • Earning £35,000+:

    34%

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Male : Female:

    78% / 22%

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