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About Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Europe) Limited


What is it like to work for Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Europe) Limited

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
This year for Vertex’s annual day of service, they supported a number of local causes. These included SmartWorks who provide business attire for those interviewing to return to work, the Hammersmith Garden project to maintain a local school nature garden, and the Selby Trust community hub, helping them to repaint areas of the centre and maintain their fencing. This year they supported SmartWorks, who provide appropriate business clothing to people in need so that they can look smart for interview to help them gain employment. Support involved donating, sorting and ironing clothes ready for when they are required.
My Company
My Company
Communication of the company’s mission and values starts on day one at Vertex’s new employee induction and is something that the company feel very strongly about. They also have a recognition programme which focuses on the everyday implementation of the company values and rewards employees for the ways in which they do this.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The Vertex Outstanding Contribution Award Program is designed to provide timely recognition of individuals and teams for their extraordinary contributions that go above and beyond their core job expectations and responsibilities, while clearly demonstrating Vertex's core values; "We" Wins, Fearless Pursuit of Excellence, Innovation is our Lifeblood and Uncompromising Commitment to Patients. Employees are nominated by their colleagues for these awards, at the level of bronze, silver or gold depending on the level of contribution, and are awarded throughout the year. The Platinum and Palladium VOCAP is an annual award that recognises approximately the top one percent of employees for an outstanding accomplishment, clear impact on the achievement of their corporate vision and goals and clear demonstration of the Vertex values.

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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

  • 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

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Shares
    Shares

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

Company Statistics

  • Staff:

    228

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    39

  • Male : Female:

    55% / 45%

  • Staff Turnover:

    7%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    84%

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