Quick facts
  • What we do:
    XLN is a provider of essential utility services to small UK businesses
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  • Contact
    • XLN, 21-24 Millbank Tower, London, SW1P 4QP

About XLN for small business

XLN provide essential services such as energy, water, broadband and phone solutions to small businesses across every postcode in the UK.

They refer to small businesses as their ‘Heroes of the Economy’, and they train their teams in empathy, to understand the plight of the small business owner, so they can better connect, find solutions and resolve their queries.

Founded by Chief Executive Officer Christian Nellemann 17 years ago, their plans for the future include becoming a £500,000,000 business by 2020. Their core principles include professionalism, reliability, integrity, dedication and efficiency, and these values underpin the foundations of the business.

Christian spends time with everyone in the company across all functions, skipping management levels to retain a close understanding of what is making the business tick, receiving direct feedback from the floor to influence board decisions. The entire leadership team is closely connected to the wider teams across the business.

What is it like to work for XLN for small business

My Manager
My Manager
They offer an in-house managerial programme that covers topics ranging from coaching, conflict resolution, managing and developing the team to performance management. They also host frequent training “pit-stops” where they look at how the manager is developing and how they are putting their learning into practice.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
XLN pride themselves on promoting within, and this is achieved by constant employee development. Initiatives include on-the-job coaching, monthly bite-size training, advanced e-Learning modules and employee one-to-ones. Talent is spotted early and honed through opportunities to “step up”.
My Team
My Team
They offer many rewards in recognition to top-performing staff, including money-can't-buy hospitality trips to Wimbledon, Ascot, and the Formula One racing by helicopter. Last year, 30 of their top performing team were flown to Marbella for an all-expenses-paid weekend.

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  • Male : Female:

    64% / 36%

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