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Updated November 2023.

About ELSE

Company Overview
ELSE is a strategic design consultancy that helps businesses create innovative and effective products and services. Our ambition is to create career highlights for the people that work with us. We have had a shorter work week since 2018, we have protected time for R&D projects to advance our thinking outside of client work, we invest 2x the industry average budget for learning & development, we have class-leading benefits, an annual retreat and progressive working policies that we're always seeking to improve.
Company Size 29 UK-based Employees
INDUSTRY Professional Services
ELSE Head Office

London, United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 52%
  • 2-5 years - 24%
  • 6-10 years - 14%
  • 11-15 years - 10%

Company Culture at ELSE

The employee experience below at ELSE, compared to a typical company.

82% of employees at ELSE say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” vs. a typical UK company.


This is a physically safe place to work.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


People avoid politicking and backstabbing as ways to get things done.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


Everyone has an opportunity to get special recognition.

Working at ELSE

On annual retreat, Cannes 2023.
On annual retreat, Cannes 2023
Resource planning
Design team catch-up
Strategy workshop
Leadership team offsite
An R&D project for people living with Dementia - this is done aside of client work.

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