Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Smart Meter Energy Company
  • Year established:
    2003
  • Website:
    http://www.utilita.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Hutwood Court, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 3QB

About Utilita

Utilita provide gas and electricity to both domestic and commercial customers using smart pay-as-you-go energy.

Established in 2003, Utilita broke into a tough market with the vision of simplifying the service customers were receiving from the ‘Big Six’. Last year, the company reached 600,000 domestic customers.

The company’s aim is to build a business that puts fairness at the heart of all they do and has the courage to challenge the status quo to find better ways of providing essential services for the benefit of consumers.

Their core values include trust, excellence, support, agility, fairness, boldness, smartness and respect.

Utilita are based in Winchester and is led by Chief Executive Officer Bill Bullen.


What is it like to work for Utilita

My Manager
My Manager
Senior managers hold annual appraisals to judge managers’ performance and ensure objectives are set and monitored throughout the year.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
To help reduce workplace stress, the company introduced mindfulness training for all managers and team leaders. Management is now aware of the triggers of stress and lack of focus and can help coach teams to be more effective with time as well as how to handle stressful situations.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Utilita reward staff by celebrating key partnerships and milestones with them. When they reached 500,000 customers, a party was held where free food and drink was provided throughout the day and each member of staff was given a gift to thank them for their hard work. Long-serving staff were given a hamper and award.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym
    Gym

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

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    1425

  • Average Age:

    33

  • Staff Turnover:

    47%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    5%

  • UK sites:

    6

  • Male : Female:

    64% / 36%

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