Travis Perkins
3.7 of 5 10 reviews
www.travisperkinsplc.com Northampton, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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An extremely well run, stable and paternal company that I am proud to be part of

Buying Manager (Current Employee)
Northampton, England (UK)

ProsRecognition of good people
Stretches and challenges
Speed to react to new opportunities for growth
Looks after its staff
Very low staff turnover
Exec Board accessible to all

ConsA large number of subsidary companies with their own culture and objectives needs careful time management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good, needs to be Great

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Northampton, England (UK)

    I have been working at Travis Perkins full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Accessible senior management, very strong ethics and brand values, some great teams and brands, paternalistic culture. A… Cons: Company needs to grow into what it has become (a £5bn+ member of the UK FTSE 100). Systems and processes not yet up to… Advice to Senior Management: Ditch the high paid management consultants, fad-based initiatives (e.g. in the IT Department) and short term decision making.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Safe and solid company that values its employees, but struggling to advance its technology base into the 21st century

    IT (Former Employee)
    Northampton, England (UK)

    I worked at Travis Perkins full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Company values its employees and, as a result, has a very experienced team Provides clear… Cons: Core technologies used within IT date back to mid 1990s Although management wants to update their technology stack, they… Advice to Senior Management: Give teams motivation to improve, rather than encouraging 9-5 mentality Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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