The Imagination Group

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Why The Imagination Group IS A MOST LOVED WORKPLACE®

Systemic Collaboration

EMPLOYEES COLLABORATE THROUGHOUT OUR COMPANY BY …

One of our key values is collaboration, a quality employees are awarded for voted for by their fellow colleagues at our annual awards programme. Our employees work together globally and across disciplines to provide our clients with a global reach and the ability to deliver to the highest standards.

Teamwork and collaboration are critical to us when it comes to delivering for our clients. During the pandemic, the way in which we collaborated shifted. However, with work returning to the new normal, we’ve come together again in person to interact, learn and grow as a global team.

Positive Vision of the Future

EMPLOYEES AT OUR COMPANY HAVE A POSITIVE VISION FOR THE FUTURE BECAUSE …

We’re clear on our purpose and mission, and in the process of a cross-agency consultation to articulate a purpose that cuts through 50 years of history, creating future impact and value for our clients, people and communities operated in - a purpose that’s as urgent and inspiring today as it was when the company was first founded: To nurture and inspire human imagination.

Results from our latest survey reflect employees' positivity for the future vision.

72% recommend Imagination
79% are proud employees
80% stated Imagination makes them want to do their best
91% feel trusted to deliver
95% value hybrid working

Company Respect

WE SHOW RESPECT AND ENSURE THAT ALL VOICES ARE HEARD AND IDEAS ARE VALUED THROUGHOUT THE COMPANY BY …

Respect is another of our key values. We proactively seek out feedback - sharing results and taking actions as agreed Business Leaders work closely with a cross-section of our employees to ensure everyone is included and feels like they belong at Imagination.

We celebrate the moments that matter. Our teams work in this creative dynamic environment through choice and the culture ultimately belongs and comes from them.

Our reputation for treating people well is lauded by all who work with us. The results from our employee engagement survey above are also a testament to the culture we’ve created.

Company Support / Killer Outcomes

WE SUPPORT OUR EMPLOYEES IN ACHIEVING THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GOALS BY …

We’ve overhauled our development programme from an annual formal discussion to a more regular 1-1 programme focussing on personal growth & development with the whole process being owned by the individual. Development focuses on the job you do today but also where you want to be tomorrow.

Our Global LMS Platform gives everyone access to online training with content aimed at supporting their professional and personal development. Over 64% of our employees have engaged with the platform with 3,541 lessons watched and 1,753 quizzes to reinforce learning.

Globally, we invested in real-time training, enabling them to deliver leading-edge work.

Alignment of Values

OUR COMPANY’S VALUES ARE ALIGNED WITH OUR EMPLOYEES BECAUSE …

The company values are clear, and linked to our people and business. We’re receiving examples regularly (through our internal and external awards) that people understand and are aligned with them.

Our most recent incentivisation and our performance/career development programmes have our values embedded in them so our people talk and engage with them at each of the key moments that matter.

Company Practices / Love

PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES WE GIVE TO OUR EMPLOYEES THAT CREATE A LOVED WORKPLACE ARE …

We run our annual awards programmes which is something everyone looks forward to at the end of the year.

Our Global Mobility Programme enables individuals to move around the Globe, working in different locations, with different clients and experiencing different cultures.

Investment in our employee development has been a key area for us during 2023, with individuals undertaking learning from Mini MBAs, mentoring, Mental Health First Aid training and the usual presentation and communications skills training.

Our focus on DE&I has since increased with women in senior/leadership roles rising from 32% to 40% globally in the last year.

CEO Strengths

OUR CEO SERVES AS A MODEL OF OUR COMPANY VALUES BY …

Imagination’s core values are embodied by our CEO. Providing clarity around his vision for the success and growth of Imagination Globally, with a recently established senior leadership team who set the agenda for Global collaboration at the very top of the organisation, filtering down through the business through clear and honest communication. Intrigued by new ideas and creativity, our CEO consistently encourages employees to be creative, innovative and brave to deliver the best work for our clients.

Benefits

EXAMPLES OF UNIQUE BENEFITS, BONUS, OR COMPENSATION WE PROVIDE ARE …

Our benefits and incentivisation programmes reflect the work we do and the people within it. It also has to take account of different cultures and locations and is tailored to meet the needs of our diverse workforce, from salary sacrifice programmes in the UK to medical insurance in the Middle East, to Globally everyone able to take their birthday off as an extra day’s leave each year.

Regular education on the value of each programme ensures people have the opportunity to keep in touch and understand the total benefit package available.

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About the Company

Imagination is an Experience Design Company headquartered in London, with 13 studios worldwide. Founded over 50 years ago on a principle of Independent Creativity - we bring together diverse groups of strategic, creative and practical people to find creative and inspired answers to client challenges. We remain independent to this day.

We have earned a reputation for consistently challenging and changing the status quo, through our core offers of Consulting, Destinations, Content and Live. Imagination’s clients include Visa, Ford, IKEA, LVMH, Samsung, Jaguar Land Rover, HSBC, Major League Baseball, Harley-Davidson, Costa and Telstra.

For more information, please visit imagination.com.

Company Headquarters

Headquarters location:

25 Store Street
LONDON
WC1E 7BL

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Industry:

Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

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Company CEO's name:

Patrick Reid

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Number of employees:

0 - 1000