Ground Control Overview

  • www.ground-control.co.uk
  • Billericay, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1973
  • Company - Private
  • Building & Construction
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

Ground Control was established in 1973 as a Grounds Maintenance company, becoming incorporated as a limited company in 1984. Ground Control's first commercial contract was to provide grounds maintenance to three Tesco stores. Over a period of 25 years of outstanding service ...
Mission: "Caring for Our Environment" is our defining philosophy and call to action.

Company Updates

29 April 2021
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Exciting News! For the second time in five years, we’ve won one of the country’s most prestigious and respected business honours – the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation Following our success five years ago in winning our inaugural Queen’s Award, this time our innovative work in developing and launching our Gateway Compliance Matrix resource management system caught the judging panel’s eye. Jason Knights, Managing Director, Ground Control, comments “This is fantastic news as the Queen’s Award is recognition of the effort and investment we put in to create and maintain external spaces that are safe, functional and enjoyable for all our workers. “It’s a classic ‘win-win’ situation’,” said Jason Knights. “Using the Gateway Compliance Matrix gives us a competitive advantage in winning new contracts over our rivals – it offers our customers an improved and more efficient service – and our workers are more engaged and productive.”
Ground Control Wins Second Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation
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Ground Control Reviews

4.1
86%
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95%
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Simon Morrish
Simon Morrish
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Featured Review
5.0
Current Employee

"Great Company Great Values"

30 Oct 2020 - Manager
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great people, Brilliant core values, Great personal development, leading company in the industry and best to work for

Cons

Steep learning curve, challenges your skills and abilities
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Diversity & Inclusion at Ground Control

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Ground Control Interviews

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Negative50%
Neutral8%
Getting an Interview
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In Person25%
Recruitment Agency25%
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  1. Security Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
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    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Ground Control (United Kingdom) in Jan 2021

    Interview

    The interview process was very poor because the company is now looking for a security engineer but they don't know what skill set they want.

    I got the worst feedback in my life tell me I wasn't structured enough and I thought to myself if our advisories are structured we can predict all their moves.

    It a great company with a nice version but I wouldn't want to work there
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    Have you use ISO27001 before and describe it

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