Travis Perkins - An extremely well run, stable and paternal company that I am proud to be part of | Glassdoor
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"An extremely well run, stable and paternal company that I am proud to be part of"

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Buying Manager in Northampton, England (UK)
Current Employee - Buying Manager in Northampton, England (UK)
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Recognition 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

Cons

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

Other Employee Reviews for Travis Perkins

  1. "Lots to be positive about"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Travis Perkins (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunities to progress and move around the Group. People - particularly in operations - are decent, hardworking and very genuine.

    Cons

    Many head office people seem to have forgotten what the business is all about. Too often, it's the tail wagging the dog.

    Advice to Management

    Demand more support from head office.


  2. "Great national plumbers merchant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - City Plumbing Branch Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - City Plumbing Branch Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Travis Perkins full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You run your branch like you own it.
    Lots of support from other managers.
    Able to compete with all the big name brands.

    Cons

    Large head office overhead passed down to the branches.
    Not enough staff at branch level, due to a large of the profit paying head office and regional fees.
    Distribution centre add a huge lump on to the cost of product.

    Advice to Management

    Support the teams on the ground. They earn the money to keep the head office running.

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