Flight Centre UK has been selected as a ‘Great Place to Work’

Flight Centre UK has been recognised as one of this year’s Best Workplaces in the UK, for the fourth year running. This accolade sees the company appearing at number 19, as revealed at the Great Place to Work® Awards Ceremony held at The Brewery, London.

Flight Centre UK is committed to ensuring its employees are happy through a range of benefits that promote a positive, productive and supportive workplace culture. Award nights, performance-related pay, travel discounts, in-house financial advisors and a flat structure where employees have access to leaders at any time, are just some of the benefits the company offers its employees.

Chris Galanty, Managing Director of Flight Centre UK, Ireland and South Africa, says, “We are thrilled to be recognised for the fourth consecutive year as a ‘great place to work’. Two thirds of the final score for this award comes from an employee survey, so this achievement is a true reflection of our workplace culture and the camaraderie within our team.

“Our staff are undoubtedly our greatest asset and so we are committed to providing them with opportunities for career progression, including a structured and supportive leadership programme so each individual can take ownership of their personal and professional success.

“We are also going to continue our growth within the UK by opening new teams and Flagship stores, which offers our team exciting opportunities to gain new experiences and advance their career”.

Flight Centre will continue to grow by opening new stores and up-staffing consultants. Specifically, they will be opening new Flagship stores in Monument and Aberdeen, with additional teams in Manchester, London’s Waterloo, Angel Islington, Farringdon, Oxford, Birmingham, and Hove. These new high street locations known as mega-stores, super-stores and Flagship stores will have up to 10 teams across a range of their brands. The new positions not only creates more jobs but also encourages movement across the brands and more opportunities for advancement in their current roles.

From a leadership perspective, Flight Centre’s aim is to identify and develop an infinite pool of exceptional leaders to future proof the continued growth and success of the company. They have a number of programmes in place to support the progression of their team, from Fast Track and the Emerging Leader Programme to their traditional six stage leadership pathway, which ensures their staff receive world-class training at every stage of their career.

Flight Centre provides a range of staff benefits including:

  • Uncapped commission structure and business ownership scheme
  • Discounted travel and fantastic incentives from the world's top travel providers
  • Industry renowned social events and excellent company culture
  • Exceptional career progression with worldwide opportunities
  • Fast-track leadership programme to develop thier future leaders
  • Comprehensive induction, sales, product and leadership training
  • Free and confidential financial advice from their in-house financial advisors
  • Free health consultations, discounted fitness sessions and gym memberships
  • Discounted physiotherapy, massage, reflexology, tax-free bikes and more
  • Opportunity to take a three month sabbatical after five years.

Every year Great Place to Work® surveys some 6,000 organisations around the world representing around 10 million employees. They survey both employees and management to get a holistic view of the organisation’s HR policies and practices and how these are perceived by employees.

To find out more about current Flight Centre UK recruitment opportunities, visit www.flightcentrecareers.co.uk

For media enquiries and further information, please contact Anne-Marie Hansen (Press Officer) for Flight Centre on E: hansen.annemarie@ymail.com / M: 07943 328 873

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