Quick facts

About Wavex Technology

Work doesn’t make staff sick at Wavex. This London-based firm, which manages IT for smaller companies, has an excellent team spirit and healthy atmosphere. The health of the 77 UK employees doesn’t suffer due to their jobs (an 83% positive score). Everyone can work from home with company laptops and BlackBerrys, and take time off for a child’s school event. As a result, staff don’t suffer from excessive stress (80%) or regularly feel exhausted (52%).

Colleagues really help out (87%, and a top 15 score). With awaydays such as skydiving or a weekend at Alton Towers to celebrate the firm’s 10th anniversary, teams have fun together


What is it like to work for Wavex Technology

Leadership
Leadership
The flat hierarchy of management and open plan offices mean that management and directors are approachable and interact with staff. Directors and managers also socialise weekly with staff.
My Manager
My Manager
Managers are encouraged to attend training courses and these are subsidised by the company. Some qualifications include CIPD, ILT and PRINCE2. Managers are also mentored by the directors having weekly informal catch ups. Most managerial positions are through internal promotions.
My Team
My Team
Strong teams are built with the introduction of different teams and functions and how a new employee’s role is interlinked with other departments. There are also regular meetings where each department share their results against their key performance indicators.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

Company Statistics

  • Annual Sales:

    £6,779,176

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    17%

  • Average Age:

    28

  • Earning £35,000+:

    31%

  • Staff:

    80

  • Male : Female:

    94% / 6%

  • Male to Female ratio:

    94% / 6%

  • Provides work experience?:

    Yes

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