Many people stay with us for the long term and develop their careers with us
We have programmes to encourage engagement and active involvement of all our UK colleagues, including:
We give people at the start of their careers after full time education, including graduates and apprentices, the skills to help them succeed. We support them as they develop their careers with us.
Aimed at increasing representation across the business to close the gender gap and enabling women to succeed. We’re a UK Best Workplaces™ for Women and female colleagues make up 44% of our workforce, much higher than the UK tech company average of 19%.
High Potential Programme
Offers personal development opportunities for colleagues who are highlighted as ‘ambitious and highly capable people who have the potential to rapidly grow their career at IRIS with the right opportunities and support.’
Top Talent Award
The award recognises and rewards our highest performers who truly #MakeItHappen at IRIS, as nominated by managers and heads of departments. Winners receive great prizes, including an additional day off.
Made in IRIS CEO Award
Designed to foster innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, new ideas and ways to improve our business. Colleagues submit their ideas in a ‘Dragons Den’ style to our CEO and Executive team with amazing prizes for the winning ideas.
Recognises and rewards those who live our values (Innovation, Making it Happen, Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus and Teamwork) based on nominations from colleagues across the business.
We are committed to engaging, supporting and empowering our colleagues
We create an environment where they feel part of a team; from regular global company updates to social evenings and charity events. We also:
We give colleagues opportunities to learn and progress their careers via training courses, apprenticeships, secondments and promotions. We support development and encourage people to continue learning.
We encourage colleagues to share their suggestions via monthly feedback surveys. It helps us to improve staff wellbeing and the way we do business, making changes that really matter to our people.
Celebrate diversity and inclusion
We’ve signed the Race at Work Charter, partnered with Stonewall, we’re a Disability Confident Committed employer, offer a Returnship Programme and have a Belonging Group that helps us make positive changes.
Support mental wellbeing
We’re a UK Best Workplaces™ for Wellbeing. We have over 40 Mental Health First Aiders, have a weekly workplace support group and offer a free Employee Assistance Programme and bereavement counselling.
Promote good physical health
We offer colleagues a cycle scheme, private medical insurance and reduced gym memberships. We hold company fitness challenges and provide free fitness sessions.
Aid financial wellbeing
We’re proud to be a Real Living Wage employer, provide UK cost of living support, offer a tech and car scheme and give access to money coaches, workplace ISAs and pension, life assurance and critical illness cover.