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About LGC

Science for a Safer World


We are passionately committed to go beyond ordinary, in collaboration with our employees, our customers, and with absolute quality. Our values of Passion, Curiosity, Integrity, Brilliance and Respect embrace our employees’ commitment and dedication to using science to work with our customers to make the world safer, and are deeply rooted in the behaviours we expect from all our colleagues. Passion: Pride in our achievements engenders passion for our work and it translates into our ambition to make the world a safer place. We expect our employees to strive to continuously push boundaries, challenge the norm and come to work with an infectious energy to do their best every day. Curiosity: We constantly look forward to what’s next: our curiosity for today’s discoveries makes tomorrow’s innovations possible. We expect our employees to share their knowledge and expertise with each other and challenge the status quo. We anticipate our employees will discover creative and innovative solutions that will enable our customers and LGC to grow and evolve. Integrity: A commitment to high ethical standards has been at the heart of LGC since we started testing the integrity of products in 1842. Today, integrity is embedded throughout our business: we develop and deliver solutions that match our commitments. We demonstrate transparency and openness in all our actions. We expect our employees to trust the people they work with to do the right thing, to behave ethically at all times and to take accountability for their actions. Brilliance: We strive to be the very best in everything we say and do. We exceed customers’ expectations through innovation and pioneering science. We set the bar high for success and keep raising that bar. We expect our employees to achieve more by working together collaboratively and to meet customers’ needs with agility, adaptability and speed. Respect: We respect gender, age, nationality, religion and individuality – our diversity is our strength. We appreciate the skills, knowledge and strength of employees, teams and the Group as a whole, and respect our customers, their samples (where appropriate) and our environment at large.


We are a global leader in the life sciences sector, serving customers in healthcare, applied markets (including food, agbio and the environment), academia and government. Underpinned by our five core values – integrity, brilliance, passion, curiosity, respect – our core purpose is to deliver science for a safer world. We are actively looking for individuals that are passionate about making a difference. In return, we think it is important to look after our people. Look at what we have to offer: How you’ll grow Whether you join us as an intern or an apprentice, for your first job or at a later stage in your career, we offer a range of opportunities to help you develop and grow. Thanks to our talent and performance management programmes, with support from your line manager we will help you to reach your maximum potential. We are pleased to offer our employees the chance to collaborate across the breadth of the business, with potential to travel to other locations and countries as well as the chance to represent the business at conferences, customer forums and sector skills councils. Additionally, there are secondment opportunities, where on-the-job training will utilise your current skills and provide opportunities to enrich them whilst growing your understanding of the business. Employee wellbeing A comfortable work/life balance helps to create a productive and loyal workforce, supported by a comprehensive benefits package. As an equal opportunities employer, we value equality and diversity within our organisation. We believe it is important that we recognise the efforts and loyalty of our employees across the organisation, which is why our internal reward and recognition scheme ensures that our colleagues’ hard work and significant work milestones don’t go unnoticed. Professional memberships and innovation Our organisation holds a number of relevant memberships to leading international scientific committees and societies, where some of our employees hold leading roles. Innovation plays a big part in our organisation and our innovation groups work to identify and explore solutions to current challenges and opportunities involving science, technology and business enterprise. Get involved Our employees have the opportunity to get involved in both internal and external activities. We encourage colleagues to become science ambassadors, helping to inspire young people into a career in science, wherever they are. Each year we support a different corporate charity, chosen by our employees. Everyone is encouraged to get involved and participate in fund raising activities at each of our sites. We also have a number of sports and social clubs across the organisation, as well as a number of subsidised social events throughout the year.

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