Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Electricity Distribution Network Operator
  • Year established:
    2010
  • Website:
    http://www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk
  • Contact
    • UK Power Networks, Newington House, 237 Southwark Bridge Road, London , SE1 6NP

About UK Power Networks

UK Power Networks are an electricity distribution network operation that owns, maintains and distributes electricity to London, East Anglia and the south east of England.

Previously known as EDF Energy Networks until they were taken over by the CK Group in 2010, UK Power Networks have been supplying a steady and safe supply of electricity to residents and businesses for more than five years.

The company’s values include: Integrity - being honest to build trust and confidence within the company and with customers; Diversity and inclusiveness - recognising and encouraging the value that difference and constructive challenge can bring; Responsibility - acting ethically, safe and in an environmentally aware manner; Continuous improvement - committing to learning, developing, innovating and achieving; Respect - treating colleagues and customers how they would want to be treated; Unity - supporting and collaborating through a shared vision and a common purpose.

Their headquarters are in London and the Chief Executive Officer is Basil Scarsella.


What is it like to work for UK Power Networks

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
To support their employees’ wellbeing, they run the ‘Your Energy’ programme, which was developed with ex-Olympians. The programme sets out to improve nutrition, exercise, rest and recovery to re-energise employees. All employees also have access to a free-of-charge in-house Health Coach.
My Company
My Company
Their ‘One Team’ initiative empowers local managers in identifying activities that will generate the best results for the team. Managers arrange the activity outside of company hours for all team members and align the activity to their values.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
To date there are 471 employees who have contributed 40 years of service or more and a further 43 who have worked for more than 50 years. Every year members of the ‘40+ Club’ is invited to an evening of dinner and drinks with the CEO and the executive team.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • 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:

    3%

  • Average Age:

    43

  • Earning £35,000+:

    51%

  • Staff:

    6194

  • UK sites:

    80

  • Male : Female:

    80% / 20%

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