We are immensely proud of our heritage. Our pioneering approach, founded on solid principles, ensures that we remain original, authentic, and resilient even in turbulent times.

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We benefit from a flexible and balanced approach to working – which is integral to our culture – alongside our core partnership values of collaboration, openness, and knowledge sharing.  

With these core principles, we strive to create a democratic and inclusive environment, where every individual has the opportunity to voice their opinions and contribute meaningfully to various aspects of practice governance. Everyone can participate in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion group and affinity support networks, which influence policies and day-to-day practice life.

Our people are invited to join in with social activities including team sports, our annual practice party, and monthly office socials. We celebrate individual and practice achievements such as promotion, chartership, long service, and industry awards.  

Being able to balance work with the more personal aspects of life is especially important to overall wellbeing. As well as flexible working, we offer family-friendly policies to support those with dependants and provide generous paid sick leave and compassionate leave benefits.

We care about the wellbeing of our colleagues. At Max Fordham you will have direct access to our Employee Assistance Programme, offering confidential, professional support and counselling services, backed up with support from our in-house trained Mental Health first aiders and Mental Health Champions located in all our offices. 

Core benefits

Our core benefits include:

  • A flexible and balanced approach to working, including hybrid working opportunities  
  • The Max Fordham Stakeholder Pension  
  • Six weeks of annual leave, with the opportunity to use flexible working to generate further days off
  • Up to six months paid sick leave, plus paid time off for outpatient treatment 
  • Generous paid parental leave, and paid time off for antenatal appointments and classes 
  • Paid time off for compassionate leave and for family emergencies 
  • Season Ticket Loans for travel 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme and cyclist safety equipment loans  
  • Eye care and spectacle vouchers 
  • Two paid professional subscriptions per year

Wellbeing benefits

Our wellbeing benefits include:

  • Direct access to confidential Employee Assistance Programme professional support services  
  • Support from our trained Mental Health first aiders and Mental Health Champions  
  • An open and supportive working environment   
  • Celebration of achievements such as role promotion and chartership 
  • Participation in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion group and affinity support networks, with opportunities to influence policy and day-to-day working life 
  • Join in our social activities including team sports, annual practice party, monthly office socials  
  • Opportunities for involvement in pro-bono project work and social values activities

Personal benefits and opportunities

Our personal benefits and opportunities include:

  • An offer to join the Partnership and become a full equity Partner after four years of employment at Max Fordham  
  • Celebration of Long Service Awards