Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Construction Services Contractor
  • Year established:
    1976
  • Website:
    http://www.tamdown.com/
  • UK locations:
    South East
  • Contact
    • 1 Tamdown Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 2QL

About Tamdown Group Ltd


What is it like to work for Tamdown Group Ltd

Leadership
Leadership
Senior Managers, the company’s Chairman and Managing Director have increased their visibility around the office by attending team meetings and simply by walking around the office and speaking to employees. This face to face contact with employees on the “shop floor” has had a significant impact on employee engagement. It has encouraged effective questioning and following through on actions, employees feel that they are being listened to and their opinions count.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Tamdown are committed to releasing the potential of their people and developing their knowledge and skills, providing them with a rewarding and satisfying career. Tamdown invests heavily in training and development and is proud to be investor in people accredited since 2002. Learning and development opportunities include the following: Degree courses, post graduate qualifications, Higher National Diplomas, Industry qualifications and memberships Ad hoc/one off training events, Apprenticeships Bespoke training and development courses – “the academy”. The Academy was a bespoke learning initiative delivered over 6 months in 2011, all employees took part in their departments and the sessions focused on developing participant’s attitude and behaviour for increased performance both personally and professionally. Despite the current economic climate, the Chairman personally ensured that funds were made available and he worked together with an external training organisation and provided guidance about the main subject areas to be covered.

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The leaders of Tamdown believe strongly in giving something back to their community and giving to charity. Tamdown set up the Tamdown Foundation with the aim is to raise £100,000 for charities in 2011. Five charities have been nominated by members of the Tamdown team; each charity has a very personal link with a member of staff. Tamdown committed 1% of its profits in 2011 to get the fund underway. Fundraising events taken place throughout the year include: Tamdown Annual Triathlon, Summer Charity Ball, London to Paris Bike Ride, 24 Hour Swim, Tamdown Quiz Night. So far the Tamdown Group has raised in excess of £75,000 through fundraising events. This figure does not include 1% of the business’s profits so the company are on track to reach their £100,000 target.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • 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

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    21%

  • Average Age:

    39

  • Staff:

    56

  • Earning £35,000+:

    59%

  • Male : Female:

    73% / 27%

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