Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Specialist Construction Services
  • Year established:
    1967
  • Website:
    http://www.erith.com
  • UK locations:
    National

About The Erith Group

This construction company might be strict about health and safety, but the atmosphere for staff is relaxed. The family feeling starts at the top in the Kent-based Erith Group. Chairman Steve Darsey is a son of the founder and his brothers Tony and David are joint managing directors. The 179 employees enjoy a strong sense of family too (a 76% positive score). Work includes asbestos removal and waste management, and the group does a lot to protect the environment (83%, a top 10 result). It had record turnover last year, partly because of its success in winning work at the London Olympic Park, but mployees say there isn’t too much pressure to concentrate (76%) or to perform well (81%).


What is it like to work for The Erith Group

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Erith provide all staff with free occupational health surveillance. Staff are able to speak to a counsellor through the confidential helpline specifically about debt or financial issues which just by talking can relieve some of the personal stress related issues associated with the economic climate. Employees are also given the option to receive a free flu jab.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The Erith Group regularly contribute to local youth and children organisations and various charities including supporting minibuses as part of the Bexley Accessible Transport Service. Twelve members of the company took part in the London to Brighton Bike Ride, raising over £10,000. Staff also assist a local school in providing mock interviews and "Dragons Den" type events.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
To reward employees for their efforts a company incentive scheme is in operation along with company funded social events.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

Company Statistics

  • Annual Sales:

    £45,071,000

  • UK sites:

    13

  • Staff:

    179

  • Earning £35,000+:

    25%

  • Staff Turnover:

    32%

  • Average Age:

    41

  • Male : Female:

    90% / 10%

  • Male to Female ratio:

    90% / 10%

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Contract/Project Management

  • Provides work experience?:

    Yes

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