Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Internet / Telecommunications Provider
  • Year established:
    1995
  • Website:
    http://www.zen.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Sandbrook Park, Sandbrook Way, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL11 1RY

About Zen Internet Limited

Zen Internet are an award-winning home and business internet services provider based in Rochdale, Manchester.

They were founded in 1995 by Richard Tang and his brother Daniel, who set up Zen as a pilot ISP project using Richard’s life savings. Over the next 22 years, the company expanded into a business that provides a full range of data, voice and hosting services to businesses across the UK.

Through these services, they give businesses the capabilities they need to communicate, collaborate and pursue their long-term goals with confidence.

Using their Next Generation Networks, their state-of-the-art data centres and their in-house expertise, they believe that Zen Internet are uniquely equipped to help businesses of any size make the most of the opportunities that are now opening up.

There are more than 430 employees working at Zen Internet, helping more than 100,000 customers.


What is it like to work for Zen Internet Limited

Leadership
Leadership
At Zen Internet, the approach to leadership is informal and their communication style is open. They host regular quarterly staff briefings, the Chief Executive Officer writes monthly articles and the senior management team host monthly listening lunches to chat with employees in an informal setting.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
In 2017, the company ran their first ‘Bring Your Family to Work Day’. The aim of the initiative was to inform employees of the benefits of bringing home and work life closer together, which has a positive impact on wellbeing.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Every Zen Internet employee receives two paid days off per year to undertake voluntary work. The company also chooses a local charity to support each year. In 2017, Petrus was their charity of choice where they helped raise £14,500 through various activities.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    10%

  • Average Age:

    38

  • Earning £35,000+:

    38%

  • Staff:

    453

  • Male : Female:

    73% / 27%

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