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  • Year established:
    2010
  • Website:
    http://www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk
  • Contact
    • UK Power Networks, Newington House, 237 Southwark Bridge Road, Camberwell, London, United Kingdom, SE1 6NP
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About UK Power Networks

UK Power Networks keep the lights on for more than 8,000,000 domestic and commercial customers, across London, East Anglia and the South East of England. Every time someone makes a cup of tea, stops at the traffic lights, updates their Facebook status or has lifesaving treatment in a hospital, they are there in the background providing this electricity.

Joining UK Power Networks provides an individual the opportunity to really make a difference and be part of a progressive successful business. In the comparatively short time that the business has been in existence, they have demonstrated improvements in all key focus areas: safety, customer service, network reliability and cost efficiency. This has been underpinned over the last year by the company achieving its best ever year of performance against the aforementioned measures.

Their vision is to be an employer of choice, a respected corporate citizen and be sustainably cost efficient, aligning the interests of their employees with those of their customers and shareholders.

In coming to UK Power Networks, employees are joining an ambitious company, who recognise having a truly diverse and inclusive culture is an important aspect of shaping the organisation's success.

Annually, UK Power Networks invite employees to nominate one-another for UK Power Networks 'living our values awards'. Their executive management team review all the nominations and agree the finalists.

All finalists are invited to an event where the winners are announced. All permanent employees are eligible for nomination in their 17 categories, which include; lifetime achievement award, motivational manager and team of the year.


What is it like to work for UK Power Networks

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
UK Power Networks is committed to employees' physical and mental wellbeing. A new integrated wellbeing campaign called WorkingWell was launched in 2019. The WorkingWell programme pulls together previous wellbeing activities and introduced some new areas of focus. 
My Company
My Company
UK Power Networks have a CEO that truly believes in the power of effective communication. He adopts a multi-platform approach talking to employees about the company vision and priorities through his own TV channel, podcasts, yammer sessions, conferences and site visits.

Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Each year more employees are recognising their peers through the 'living our values awards' initiative and, nominations have increased by 167% since 2017.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    2%

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Earning £35,000+:

    52%

  • Staff:

    6188

  • UK sites:

    73

  • Male : Female:

    80% / 20%

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