Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Regeneration, development, management
  • Year established:
    1993
  • Website:
    http://www.urbansplash.co.uk
  • UK locations:
    National
  • Contact
    • Timber Wharf, 16-22 Worsley Street, Castlefield, Manchester, M15 4LD

About Urban Splash


What is it like to work for Urban Splash

Leadership
Leadership
Over the last 12 months, the Senior Management Team has been broadened and now includes a representative from all parts of the organisation and meetings are held monthly. This has enhanced communications between departments and also from the top down and has been driven by a desire to make sure that everyone in the business is informed about the decisions that are being made and developments within the business. The chairman, Tom Bloxham MBE is committed to hard work, fresh ideas and building relationships and he is well known and respected across the company for these reasons. He is open and available to all staff. One of the things he always tells new recruits is that no question is trivial and if a question is important to them then it is important to him. From his open door policy, induction presentations, staff lunches or quarterly staff meetings, he is open to ideas, feedback, criticism and questions.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
In 2008, they set up the Urban Splash Charitable Trust. The overall ambition for the trust is to be involved with local organisations and charities that are poorly funded. It was set up to fund projects related to deprived communities, the arts and urban regeneration. The trust is funded from the profits of the Urban Splash Group. At the moment, the main activity of the trust is the operation of a scheme whereby each member of staff can nominate his or her favourite charity to receive a donation of up to £100 in any one year. Staff often request help with sponsored events in which they are personally taking part.

My Company
My Company
They hold quarterly meetings with all staff which encourages two way communications between the Senior Team and the staff. The Senior Team present the business results for the quarter and departmental milestones are celebrated. The staff are also made aware of any additional targets which need to be met in the future. Staff are encouraged to feedback, ask questions and present any ideas they have. This has been really useful during more recent years when the economic climate has caused instability within the business and staff have wanted a clear understanding of how the Senior Team were dealing with these changes and the direction the business would be taking as a result. Following the last survey they organised a number of lunches with the Chairman across the company and in different regions and each member of staff was encouraged to attend one of these. The Chairman would give an overview of the results and then this encouraged discussion with some really good ideas coming out.

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Benefits:

  • Shares
    Shares

    Companies where employees are offered share options

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Full family cover

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    111

  • UK sites:

    12

  • Staff Turnover:

    34%

  • Average Age:

    37

  • Earning £35,000+:

    39%

  • Male : Female:

    61% / 39%

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