Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Crash Repair Research
  • Year established:
    1969
  • UK locations:
    East Midlands, South East

About Thatcham


What is it like to work for Thatcham

My Team
My Team
To aid team work they host a number of fun events including Summer and Christmas parties, scuba diving, an evening with a motor-sport personality and trips to the theatre. They also offer employees subsidised tickets to music and sporting events. Teams are recognised for their hard work with high profile events and celebratory dinners. Managers try to include their teams in deciding how and where to hold team building events and come up with ideas of what they would like to get out of the day.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Thatcham has a charitable donations group which meets regularly to decide which charities the company will support. They often sponsor members of staff for taking part in fundraising events from a team who walked the ‘moonwalk’ for Breast Cancer, a member of staff who cycled from John O Groats to Landsend for the NSPCC and another who participated in ‘three men in a boat’ for the Bi-polar Organisation. Thatcham has a corporate social responsibility committee made up representatives from each area of the business who meet regularly to discuss CSR issues, suggest new action points and comment on existing ones. All company owned vehicles are also selected on their CO2 emission efficiency. They carefully monitor the use of electricity, gas and water and have implemented a range of energy efficient programmes to ensure they are reducing their energy consumption. 8 wind turbines have been installed to generate some of their own electricity and have installed a lighting voltage management system which reduces power use by 25%. Thatcham are regular visitors to local schools and youth organisations where they promote safety on the roads.
My Company
My Company
One of Thatcham’s company values is innovation and therefore they recognise and reward an employee who demonstrates a commitment to this particular value. Twice a year employees can nominate a colleague for a Value Award. The awards aim to promote and encourage commitment to their core company values and consequently acknowledge individual employee contribution. Each winner for the 4 values is given a voucher and champagne to recognise their success. Employees who completed the management certificate had their certificate presented by the Chief Executive and enjoyed a celebratory lunch and fun learning event.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

Company Statistics

  • Number of Staff:

    155

  • Staff:

    155

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Staff Turnover:

    3%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    35%

  • Average Age:

    45

  • Male : Female:

    81% / 19%

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