Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Social inclusion specialists
  • Year established:
    2000
  • UK locations:
    National
  • Contact
    • Garden House, 57-59 Long Acre, London, -, WC2E 9JL

About Working Links


What is it like to work for Working Links

My Team
My Team
Although Working Links doesn't have a set budget for social events, they do support local managers to make their own decisions on funding events for their teams. These range from team lunches through to full days out. During their 10th bithday year as an example each team across the business was able to choose a day out for everyone to attend. Teams decisions ranged from days at theme parks or horse racing through to a 'car park carnival', where a team organised a fair in the office car park. As 2010 is Working Links' tenth anniversary as a business they also organised a huge event in London to celebrate. For this everybody in the business was given free transport and accommodation to London, where they had a huge black tie event. This brought together the whole business, with special prizes, fun activities and entertainment.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
They support a charitable organisation which was founded by Working LInks - this is the Links Foundation. Each year they give a percentage of our profit (over £5m in 10 years). Local organisations within the communities where they work can submit bids to use this fund for local budgets. During this, their 10th anniversary year, every person in Working Links will be given a day to support a charity or local community project of their choice.
My Company
My Company

Their people are rewarded after 1 years service with an extra day's annual leave, and an extra 2 days after 7 years service. They also recognise 10 year's service, but not via any bonus or annual leave incentive. Teams around the business are able to recognise team members through flowers and other small gifts to make exceptional achievement or contribution, or for important anniversaries such as birthdays. Once a year they hold Regional Roadshow events. These bring together everyone in a region for a company update, and to take people's questions. As part of this they hold awards within each region to recognise outstanding contributions to the business.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Shares
    Shares

    Companies where employees are offered share options

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

Company Statistics

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    12.00

  • Sites:

    170

  • UK sites:

    170

  • Staff Turnover:

    20%

  • Staff:

    2068

  • Average Age:

    37

  • Male : Female:

    38% / 62%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    6%

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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