About VSG

VSG is the premier supplier of high quality guarding services in the UK, working with an impressive list of blue chip clients in a wide array of sectors and now employing in excess of 6,500 staff across the UK and Ireland. Now part of Compass Group UK and Ireland, our award-winning company has also gained an enviable reputation for delivering on-site security installations, maintenance and remote monitoring. We provide consultative services to resolve security challenges that companies face and find an efficient, integrated, cost-effective solution to minimise the loss and inconvenience that criminal activity can have on businesses.

Facts & Figures

Number of employees 6500
Number of active countries 2

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of VSG

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Development Programmes

  • Coaching/mentoring programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Job rotation programmes
  • General training programmes
  • Industry-related/job specific training programmes
  • Self-selected training
  • International exchange programmes
  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Talent management/high performer programmes
  • Leadership development programmes

Benefits

  • Car/travel allowance
  • Company car
  • Phone or smartphone allowance
  • Laptop
  • Childcare facilities/vouchers
  • Gym or gym subsidy
  • Health insurance
  • Religious and/or spiritual facilities (e.g. prayer room)
  • Sabbatical/approved extended leave of absence
  • Extended maternity leave/payment (above legal requirements)
  • Study leave (time)
  • Study support (financial or other)
  • Other insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Overtime pay
  • Performance-related bonuses based on individual/team performance
  • Share options

Onboarding Activities

  • A tour around the organisation
  • Induction course (covering the organisation's mission, vision, values)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hardcopy or online)
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Standard meeting after specified period
  • Meeting with the CEO
  • Meeting with Executive Management
  • Formal session on targets