Quick facts
  • What we do:
    improve efficiency and raise standards across the seafood industry
  • Year established:
    1981
  • Website:
    http://www.seafish.org/
  • Contact
    • Seafish, Origin Way, Europarc, Grimsby, N.E. Lincs, DN37 9TZ

About Seafish

Seafish work with industry stakeholders across the full supply chain, from fishermen and processors to importers, retailers and food service providers to promote consumption, enhance reputation and inform decisions.

The organisation’s mission is to support a profitable, sustainable and socially responsible future for the seafood industry through its values of: Accountable, Driven, Expert, Collaborative, Integrity, Innovative.

Seafish also aim to be a great place to work, and encourage staff to live and breathe these values in all the work they carry out.

Chief Executive Marcus Coleman joined Seafish in 2016. Marcus enjoys an open and accessible relationship with all employees. He does not have his own office and prefers to sit in the open-plan office environment.

He enjoys hearing about births, marriages, house moves, and sporting achievements and will look to highlight these during the quarterly all-staff gatherings.


What is it like to work for Seafish

Leadership
Leadership
CEO Marcus Coleman is not a great supporter of hierarchy and will engage staff at all levels of the organisation regardless of their ‘rank’. He will also write blogs and send emails to staff members in order to promote communication.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Seafish run a number of health campaigns internally, supporting both mental and physical health for its employees. During Healthy Eating Week, jugs of iced fruit-infused water were made for all members of staff to enjoy, while they were encouraged to eat five pieces of fruit per day.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Members of staff who exemplify the company values are celebrated through one of two recognition awards. Team members can be rewarded collectively, or individuals nominated can win £100 as part of the organisation’s Above and Beyond Award.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    12%

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Male : Female:

    54% / 46%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    67%

  • Staff:

    81

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