Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Business and leisure destination/resort
  • Year established:
    1983
  • Website:
    http://www.wybostonlakes.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Wyboston Lakes Limited, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedford, Beds, SG18 9RS

About Wyboston Lakes Limited

Wyboston Lakes are a privately-owned business and leisure destination situated on a 380-acre site between Cambridge and Milton Keynes. They provide excellent hospitality and beautiful facilities for conferences, training and leisure.

Founded in 1983 by Peter Hutchinson, the company continues to flourish and operate with input from three generations of the Hutchinson family. The culture developed by the family attracts customers from far and wide to their diverse, but complementary, range of services.

Facilities include: conference, training and meeting venues, hotel, luxury spa, AA Rosette restaurant and bar, and an 18-hole golf course and driving range.

The company is built on a number of promises, including always giving customers thoughtful, personal attention, creating lasting impressions and involving, impressing and inspiring customers to develop a long-term relationship with the organisation.


What is it like to work for Wyboston Lakes Limited

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Flexible working requests are permitted on a case-by-case basis, allowing grandparents to look after grandchildren once a week or allowing individuals to look after ageing parents. There is a Facebook group called Wybobabies for the company and parents to share information.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company has an anaerobic digester on site to help recycle glass, paper, card, and food. There are electric vehicle charging points for staff and customers to use, with plans to install more for general use and Tesla cars.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The ‘Gold Wings’ award rewards individuals who demonstrate excellent customer service, while the ‘Angel of the Month’ award gives an individual one month’s access to the thermal spa for some relaxation.

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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

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym
    Gym

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

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff:

    278

  • Staff Turnover:

    33%

  • Average Age:

    36

  • Male : Female:

    37% / 63%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    9%

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