Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Electricity Distribution Network Operator
  • Year established:
    2010
  • Website:
    http://www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk
  • Contact
    • UK Power Networks, 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

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
A partnership with Learning Heroes allows the company to provide a significant number of new eLearning modules. All employees have access to these courses, providing them with the opportunity to develop skills outside of their core job roles.
My Company
My Company
Awareness of UK Power Networks’ vision is strong throughout the company, as demonstrated by discussions at field-staff engagement sessions, an IiP gold accreditation, monthly team briefs and Best Companies engagement scores.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The 40+ Club was formed to recognise and celebrate the contribution of long-serving workers. There are currently 416 employees who have contributed 40-years service and 35 with more than 50 years. Every year, members of the 40+ Club are invited to an evening of dinner and drinks with Basil and the executive team.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym
    Gym

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

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    2%

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Earning £35,000+:

    46%

  • Staff:

    6013

  • UK sites:

    80

  • Male : Female:

    80% / 20%

Regional Engagement

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