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Salix provides interest-free government funding to the public sector to improve energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and lower energy bills. Salix was established in 2004 as an independent, publicly funded company, dedicated to providing the public sector with loans for energy efficiency projects.
Over the past few years, Salix has grown to over 50 employees with an expansion in the amount of funding made available by the government for further investment into the public sector. Salix has a flat structure, delegating responsibility to small teams to plan and deliver the programmes offered by Salix.
Salix is an equal opportunities employer and celebrates diversity. People are friendly and uphold the company values. The company offers a great work-life balance and training for all staff. There is the opportunity to travel and develop professional relationships. Responsibility is given and actively encouraged, with encouragement into management roles.
Employee wellbeing is of paramount importance to Salix. Staff are invited to take part in activities such as wellbeing walks at lunchtimes. On 'World Mental Health Day' in October 2019, Salix gave staff an hour and a half of time to reflect on their wellbeing in the workplace and all staff were involved in various activities throughout the day. Activities included a climb up the monument to the 'Great Fire of London', a visit to the museum of London and a shared yoga class.
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At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss
At least 40% of senior managers are women
Companies offering a minimum of 28 days annual leave to all employees after one year
Companies offering private health insurance for all employees
Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%
Companies that provide support for non-work related training to all staff
School hours contracts offered to all staff
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