United Kingdom:
Our Culture


Working at Thermo Fisher offers a truly unique career experience. Our mission-driven culture, global network, diversity of business and skillful colleagues position us well to make a positive impact in the world around us. We encourage our colleagues to invest in the communities where they live and work while thriving in their careers with us.

With numerous locations (onsite and remote) throughout the UK, colleagues enjoy flexible, comprehensive benefits and the opportunity to become involved in many different employee engagement and giving efforts.

As part of Thermo Fisher’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme, Community Action Councils (groups of employees leading the development and management of employee volunteering opportunities and giving at individual sites) have been established at our UK locations. The range of activities are open to all colleagues to participate in.

Igniting an Early Passion for STEM: Nurturing the Next Generation

Thermo Fisher’s commitment to serving science relies on the expertise and experience of highly skilled talent within the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) fields. Our UK teams understand the importance of engaging thousands of students through hands-on, colleague supported STEM Education programmes. We offer paid time-off to colleagues taking part in STEM activities, and our company’s STEM Ambassadors are passionate about inspiring future generations to pursue careers in science.

Some of the employee engagement and giving efforts supported by our UK colleagues include:

  • Students exploring science with the help of a Chromatography activity kit, strawberry DNA kit, STEM grow microorganisms activity, microscope demonstrations and STEM bridge design challenge
  • Staff organized “Elf Day” raises money for Alzheimer’s research
  • Inchinnan 5K fun run unites the team through exercise
  • Undergarment drive for women and children in Africa
  • Garden revitalization for senior residence home
  • Fundraiser for children’s hospice, Rainbows
  • Team building challenge through Outwoods Edge
  • Children’s Christmas present donations for the Barnardos Centre
  • 13 miles Goytre Wharf /Pontymoile Basin canal walk for charity
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