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Together, we create the ingenious technological systems and innovations that impact and improve people's lives every single day.
Even if you haven't heard the name Thales before, you've definitely benefited from our inventiveness.
-Travelled by train recently?
Thales technology gave you electronic platform information and our signalling probably got you safely to your destination
-Love watching films at 35,000 feet?
Our in-flight entertainment technology helps you laugh and cry your way from one side of the world to the other.
-Checked your bank balance from your smartphone today?
Thales protects the information systems of 19 of the world's 20 largest banks and safeguards 3.7 billion UK transactions every year.
We reinvest 7% of our revenue in Research & Development in the UK - and local engineers and technicians make up a significant number of our 20,000-strong team of global scientists. Together we supply invention, ingenuity and inspiration across five core areas: Aerospace, Space, Transportation, Defence and Security. Here are a few more of our highlights:
Supplying advanced software and hardware to customers all over the world, Thales is a leading name in technology, security and defence. However, while our global revenue is measured in billions of pounds, our most valuable resource is our people.
In the UK our businesses span Aerospace, Defence , Security and Transportation and we’re recognised as experts in these fields. But there’s more to life at Thales than innovative engineering solutions. We offer rewarding careers to individuals from all walks of life at our offices throughout the UK.
WHEREVER SAFETY AND SECURITY ARE CRITICAL, THALES DELIVERS.
TOGETHER, WE INNOVATE WITH OUR CUSTOMERS TO BUILD SMARTER SOLUTIONS. EVERYWHERE.
1. Accountable and Committed to Excelence
2. Customer Trust
3. Developing Our People
4. One Team, One Thales
5. Agile and Innovative
We look to attract and retain the best talent. We invest in our people to develop professionally and personally through extensive training programmes. We also provide great employment conditions because the health and safety of our people always comes first.
We combine our creative, technological expertise and collaborate with others to actively protect our natural environment. We make the most of every single one of our resources and we're working at ways to reduce our power and water consumption as well as our CO2 emissions.
We're passionate about our charity work. In the UK, our business and our people donate around £150,000 to charities, like Marie Curie Cancer Care, YouthNet and The Railway Children each year. Together, we'll raise over £100,000 for the Alzheimer's Society, our 2014 Charity of the Year. And we also support our local schools and places of higher education.