Hemel Hempstead’s location close to London, but just outside the M25, is one of the contributing factors to the fact that business is booming. Another is that the town has the advantage of being supported by the council-run Dacorum Look No Further initiative, which was set up to encourage companies and people to consider moving to south west Hertfordshire.
We thought it would be a good idea to celebrate some of the largest businesses in Hemel Hempstead. If you are thinking of moving to the area and are looking for a career with a large organisation, their vacancy sections will be a great place to start.
You may not have heard of Bourne Leisure, but you’ll certainly have heard of their brands: Butlins, Haven and Warner Leisure Hotels. Bourne’s head office is based in Hemel providing a range of career opportunities, and the good news is that, in 2017, it was fifth in The Sunday Times Best 30 Big Companies to Work For listing.
BPA provides engineers and operational services to onshore oil and gas pipelines. Owned by BP and Shell, it provides consultancy projects worldwide, helping energy companies develop, create and operate pipelines and storage systems. It’s a large employer of people with operations and engineering experience, as well as those with commercial skills.
The Customer Care centre for online fashion retailer ASOS is based in the heart of the Maylands business district. As the “fastest growing online retailer in the UK”, they are always on the lookout for new staff.
UTC Aerospace Systems
UTC design and manufacture integrated systems and components for the defence and aerospace industries. Specialist engineers and technicians operate from their Hemel Hempstead centre.
Amazon Fulfilment Centre
Amazon is a huge distribution service with a large Fulfilment Centre in Hemel Hempstead. Incredibly, it could also be said to double up as a tourist attraction as there are tours available to members of the public.
British Standards Institute
BSI has a large testing laboratory in Hemel, helping businesses with “solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence”.
Sir Robert McAlpine
Sir Robert McAlpine is a leading UK building and civil engineering company. Its Group Services department is based in Hemel and is the base for a range of career opportunities.
Next Distribution Centre
The clothes retailer Next has a large Regional Distribution Centre in Hemel serving over two million customers worldwide.
If you are thinking of moving to Hemel Hempstead and are looking for somewhere to stay when you’re looking for jobs and accommodation, or if you are a large company looking for somewhere cost-effective to house temporary employees and visitors, click here to check out our serviced apartments and book online.
The UK corporate headquarters of the HR and payroll provider Zellis based in Maylands. Zellis is a growing organisation with clients based all over the world, offering many career opportunities for payroll and HR specialists.