Nottingham-based MHR, a specialist provider of Human Capital Management Solutions has opened its newest office building in Ruddington as part of its ambitious growth plans.
Company directors from MHR joined representatives from the building firm, Stepnell and architect firm, Simon Gee Designs for the official opening of Wellington House in Ruddington. The environmentally-friendly building will house its 200-strong software teams and also includes state of the art data facilities designed to improve the company’s carbon footprint.
The opening of Wellington House is part of MHR’s £10m building expansion project, which will see MHR’s workforce grow from 600 to 1,000 people by the end of 2018.
Commenting on the opening MHR Chairman and founder John Mills says: “The opening of Wellington House is a reflection of the continued success of MHR and our ambitious plans for the future. The company employs some of the best people locally who are passionate about delivering the best HR and payroll software and services to customers. Innovation is critical to our future success and we believe that our employees should have the best possible work environment to facilitate that process.
“16% of MHR’s turnover is reinvested into research and development. Not only are we investing significantly in our facilities, but our flagship product iTrent and new technologies to meet the needs of the market both now and in the future.
“An example of this is the recent launch of our people first Chatbot which uses artificial intelligence and bot technology to help organisations more efficiently and effectively deal with transactional day to day HR queries.”
The new building has been built to maximise flexible working and develop a creative working environment. It will also accommodate some of the 400 new roles across a range of disciplines the company is creating to support their growth plans.
MHR Chief Executive Officer, Anton Roe comments: “This opening is a culmination of years of planning to fulfil MHR’s vision to lead the way in innovation, and we’ll be hiring highly skilled local people who can help us deliver this. It feels great to know that the people we’re hiring will be able to perform at their best in an environment they enjoy working in.”
MHR are holding a recruitment open evening on the 7 September from 3pm until 6pm, at their Britannia House site where they will be looking to recruit roles across their Payroll, Customer Service, Project Management, Sales & Business Development, HR, Marketing, Finance and Software Development & Testing teams.