Why we are different
At Sykes Cottages, we understand that with great growth comes a great responsibility to our team! We
are under no illusion that our passionate employees are one of the main reasons for our year-on-year
success and owe it to them to create the best possible workplace for each to thrive, shine and
Our Unique Company Culture
Our people and culture are what sets us apart and has helped us earn our title as one of the Sunday
Times' ‘Best Companies to Work For’ for two consecutive years. Our strong company
identity and culture is something we ensure remains at the heart of our business and is ingrained
heavily in each and every one of our employees from day one of their Sykes journey.
Simply put, we strive to build a company we can all be proud of, a place where you know you can make
a difference and a place you can grow alongside us!
Living our Core Values
We may have come a long way from the kitchen table 27+ years ago but our Core Values have stayed the
same and are one of the reasons why more people than ever are choosing to join our family!
Created and decided on by the team themselves, our Core Values represent who we are, how we do things
and where we want to be and are embedded in everything we do. By Achieving Together, Communicating
Honestly, Growing and Learning, Earning Trust and Driving Innovation and Change, we have been able
to remain true to our original ethos and ensure we stay true to our Customers, Owners and
Don'’'t think we simply pay lip-service to our Core Values though. Whether through our Cultural
Orientations, Personal Development of each of our employees or our impressive list of Learning and
Development Workshops, our team live and breathe each value, making each cemented within our
identity and ensures we remain an employer of choice year on year.